The Outsider


2h 8m 1979

Brief Synopsis

In the early 1970s, American Michael Flaherty returns from fighting in Vietnam and tries to decide what to do with his life. Remembering his grandfather's stories about his early days fighitng with the Irish Republican Army against the British, Michael goes to Belfast to fight for home rule. But he

Film Details

Also Known As
Outsider
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1979
Distribution Company
Cic Productions; Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color

Synopsis

In the early 1970s, American Michael Flaherty returns from fighting in Vietnam and tries to decide what to do with his life. Remembering his grandfather's stories about his early days fighitng with the Irish Republican Army against the British, Michael goes to Belfast to fight for home rule. But he is not made welcome as a soldier or activist. He soon learns that his importance is as a symbol, and that the IRA are planning on having him kiled and blaming his death on the British army to get financial support from America.

Crew

Walter Alford

Publicist

Ricardo Aronovich

Dp/Cinematographer

Ricardo Aronovich

Director Of Photography

Bernard Bats

Sound

Mary Black

Song Performer ("Fill Fill A Run O")

Mary Black

Song Performer

Barry Blackmore

2nd Assistant Director

Colin Brun

Camera Operator

Seamus Byrne

Production Manager

W Campbell

Song Performer ("Bold Fenian Men")

Margot Catalaa

Script Supervisor

Tom Collins

Stills

Tim Dewart

Set Decorator

Judy Dolan

Costumes

Anna Dryhurst

Makeup

J Dunkerly

Song Performer ("Bold Fenian Men")

Bernard Farrel

2nd Assistant Director

Franco Fumagalli

Art Direction

Giorgio Gentili

1st Assistant Director

Dean Gilmore

Sound

Richard Hallinan

Casting

Cathy Handleman

Other

Eugene Herrly

Key Grip

Bosco Hogan

Song

Bosco Hogan

Song Performer ("Finbar'S Song")

John Lee Hooker

Song Performer ("Bumble Bee Bumble Bee")

John Lee Hooker

Song

Peter Johnke

Special Effects

Gerry Johnson

Special Effects

Robert Dwyer Joyce

2nd Assistant Director

Peadar Kearney

Song ("Bold Fenian Men")

Catherine Kelber

Editor

Cohn Leinster

Source Material (From Novel)

Tony Luraschi

Screenwriter

Mat Malloy

Song Arranger

Mat Malloy

Song Performer ("Dark Is The Color Of My True Love'S Hair" "Fisherman" "Ship In Full Sail" "Out On The Ocean")

Mat Malloy

Additional Music

John Marotzke

Camera Operator

Brendan Mccann

Army Liaison Officer

Marie Mcferran

Other

Ginette Mejinsky

Unit Manager

Philippe Modave

Production Supervisor

Jean-francois Naudon

Sound Editor

Tony Nicholson

Props

P J Ryan

Song ("Bold Fenian Men")

Terrance M Sheeran

Assistant Director

Ken Thorne

Music; Music Director

Ivano Todeschi

Other

Allen Weisinger

Makeup

Rodney Williams

Technical Advisor (Mechanical)

Film Details

Also Known As
Outsider
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1979
Distribution Company
Cic Productions; Paramount Pictures

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 8m
Sound
Mono
Color
Color

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1979

Released in United States March 1980

Released in United States 1979

Released in United States March 1980 (Shown at FILMEX: Los Angeles International Film Exposition (Contemporary Cinema) March 4-21, 1980.)