The Journey

The Journey
The Journey

Year

2016

Duration

94 minutes

Genres

Drama

Language

English

Member rating

This film does not have any club member reviews yet. Download our film review resources to encourage your club to review this film.

Film review resources

Leader rating

This film has not been rated by a club leader yet. Be the first to rate this film.

Start an Into Film Club or Log in to rate this film

Synopsis

Two leading figures of the Troubles, Protestant minister and leader of the Democratic Unionist Party Reverend Ian Paisley and Sinn Féin leader Martin McGuinness have arranged to meet in St Andrews to attempt to begin the peace process. Matters are complicated when, in the middle of negotiations, Paisley needs to leave to attend his 50th wedding anniversary celebrations in Belfast. Following protocol to reduce the risk of either politician being targeted, McGuinness is required to accompany Paisley on the journey from Scotland. The long car ride, which is chauffeured by an undercover MI5 agent under instruction to maintain goodwill between the pair, gives the two opportunity to air their differences frankly, and discover unexpected common ground.

To order this film you need to be logged in as a club leader.

What is an Into Film Club?

To order this film you need to be logged in as a club leader

Log In or Start a Club

12 Classification

Infrequent strong language, footage of real riots, brief injury detail.

Find out more on the BBFC website

Rate this film

Club Leaders can rate films! Help other club leaders decide if this film is suitable for use in their film club by giving it a rating.


Reviews (0)

This film does not have any reviews yet.

This film does not have any reviews yet.

As a Film Club leader you can download our film review resources to encourage your club members to review this film.

Film review resources
Children watching Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in class

Clubs

Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make film. Start yours today. 

Young people watching old film in a club

Do I need a licence?

Information on which licences you need to show films in your education setting.

How Do Into Film Clubs Work? header

How do Into Film Clubs work?

Find out more about what's involved in running your very own Into Film Club.

Still from training video - kids in class.

Training

Learn to use film to raise literacy attainment and engage students.

What our educators say

"It really is a chance for us to open children's minds to the power of film not just as a vehicle for entertainment but also as a way in to understanding their own world and the worlds of people whose lives are very different."

- Marlon Perkins, Teacher, Whitstable and Seasalter Endowed CofE Junior School, Kent