The Commitments

  • Release Date 1991
  • Director Alan Parker
  • Costume Designer Penny Rose
Bronagh Gallagher as Bernie McGloughlin
Bronagh Gallagher as Bernie McGloughlin
The Commitments (1991)
The Commitments is a 1991 musical comedy-drama film based on the 1987 novel of the same name by Roddy Doyle. It was directed by Alan Parker from a screenplay written by Doyle, Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais. Set in the Northside of Dublin, the film tells the story of Jimmy Rabbitte (Robert Arkins), a young music fanatic who assembles a group of working-class youths to form a soul band named “The Commitments”.