Despite the presence of Kevin Spacey and a pre-stardom Colin Farrell, this slick
caper film which tells the same fact-based story as John Boorman's superior THE GENERAL (1998), wasn't deemed worthy of American theatrical release and went directly to video and DVD. Ever since he was ousted from a Dublin housing project, Michael Lynch (Kevin Spacey) has delighted in thumbing his nose at authorities. Though married to Christine (Linda Fiorentino), Lynch has gotten her to agree to cosy arrangement involving her sister, Lisa (Helena Baxendale). To pay for two households, family man Lynch and his gang rob with impunity; he even knocks off the welfare center where h...