Rory O'Shea Was Here Movie Review 2004

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Rory is the independence-seeking, fun-loving, skirt-chasing new arrival at Carrigmore nursing home. A muscular dystrophy patient, he befriends cerebral palsy sufferer Michael because he seems to be the only one who can understand him. When Rory is denied an independent-living grant because of his recklessness, he persuades Michael to apply, tagging along as his interpreter. They hire Siobhan, a cute supermarket clerk as their helper. Inevitably, they both fall for her. Excellent performances and some genuinely funning and touching scenes help elevate this Irish import above the usual disease-of-the-week fare.


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Available on DVD
Running time 104 minutes.
Originally from Irish, British, French.

Cast and Crew

Physical Problems, Romantic Triangles, Dublin, Ireland, Buddies
Jeffrey Caine
Steven Robertson, James McAvoy, Romola Garai, Brenda Fricker, Gerard McSorley, Tom Hickey, Ruth McCabe
Damien O'Donnell
David Julyan
Jon Stevenson, Nick Angel, Lorna Marie Mugan, Tom Conroy
James Flynn, Juanita Wilson, WT2 (Squared), Octagon, Momentum Pictures

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