Five Minutes Of Heaven Premieres At Tribeca Grand

by AMANDA DIBIASE · August 12, 2009

[Oliver Hirschbiegel, Liam Neeson]

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For most of us, the phrase "five minutes in heaven" is synonymous with the name Liam Neeson. Fortunately for Neeson, it's also synonymous with his new movie - Five Minutes In Heaven.

IFC Films held the premiere event for the flick, directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, at the Tribeca Grand Hotel last night admist the cast and crew, including Liam Neeson, James Nesbitt, Anamaria Marinca.

Based on a true story, Neeson plays Alastair Little, a seventeen-year-old protestant caught in the midst of Ireland's religious turmoil during the 1970's. After murdering a young catholic, he finds himself face-to-face with the man's younger brother and the result thirty years later.

Those in attendance included, of course, Liam Neeson and director Oliver Hirschbiegel, Richarde Belzer and Bonnie Zimmerman.

Liam Neeson

Liam Neeson, Oliver Hirschbiegel