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Irish Film Director Jim Sheridan

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Irish Film Director Jim Sheridan

Irish Film Director Jim Sheridan

Irish Film Director Jim Sheridan

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His best-known films include My Left Foot and In the Name of the Father. His new film, In America, is based in part on his own experience immigrating to the United States with a family of four. They moved to Hell's Kitchen in New York, flat broke in the midst of the summer heat.