“represent relatively reprehensible views, culturally speaking” September 13, 2016Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
Ultimately, however, The Journey’s success is likely to be judged by how it fares outside the UK and Ireland, where Paisley and McGuinness are far less well-known figures, and where their individual political stances will be less resonant. Hamm is confident that it will translate. “In the end, it’s about two people who are relatively unlikable, and represent relatively reprehensible views, culturally speaking, to most people as we understand it. Neither was that popular, in global terms, but we are trying to say something about the nature of politics: in the end, you have to talk. It doesn’t matter if you don’t like what someone is saying; you have to sit down with them.”