‘Omagh’ heads to S’dance net

DVD of the pic goes out on Oct. 11

Sundance Channel has bought the homevideo and pay TV rights to “Omagh,” a 2004 Anglo-Irish movie based on the true story of an IRA bombing that killed 31 people.

DVD of the pic goes out on Oct. 11 via Hart Sharp Video. The movie makes its U.S. TV debut on Sundance in 2006.

“Omagh” was directed by Pete Travis and stars Gerard McSorley, Michele Forbes and Brenda Fricker. Writers are Paul Greengrass (who directed “The Bourne Supremacy” and “Bloody Sunday”) and Guy Hibbert. Exec producers are Greg Brenman, Andrew Lowe and Arthur Lappin.

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