Interview: Jim Sheridan on why he took up the story of Sophie Toscan du Plantier
The director, whose five-part documentary series will be aired from today, believes that the story of the murder of the French woman in West Cork must be told again and again until justice is served
Jim Sheridan doesn’t mind facing awkward questions. That’s a good thing, because when it comes to the latest project from the six-time Oscar-nominated director, there are plenty of awkward questions to answer.
Unlike the films for which Sheridan is best known – iconic Irish movies including My Left Foot, In the Name of the Father, and The Field – the film-maker’s latest project is entirely factual, but bound up in an Irish history as surreal, ...