The Boys and Girl From County Clare Movie Review 2003

Information and Film Reviews for The Boys and Girl From County Clare the Movie

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Set in the 1960s, Liverpool businessman Jimmy (Meaney) returns to his home in Ireland after 24 years to compete in the annual Celli music festival, which brings him into direct conflict with his long-estranged older brother John Joe (Hill). Soon enough the brothers are fighting about music and Maisie (Bradley), who Jimmy deserted for life in Liverpool. Meanwhile their bands are doing everything they can to sabotage each other, and Jimmy's flutist (Evans) is falling for John Joe's fiddler (Corr). Lighthearted comedy/drama uses traditional Irish music as a backdrop for an appealing but routine sibling rivalry story.

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First Look Home Entertainment, 8000 Sunset Blvd., East Penthouse, Los Angeles, CA 90048, Phone: (323)337-1000, Fax: (323)337-1078, Email: info@firstlookmedia.com, URL: http://www.firstlookmedia.com, Remarks: A division of First Look Pictures

Running time 90 minutes.
Originally from British, Irish, German.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Musical Comedy, Sibling Rivalry, Ireland, Period Piece: 1960s, Brothers & Sisters, Romantic Triangles
Screenplay
Nicholas Adams
Cast
Bernard Hill, Colm Meaney, Charlotte Bradley, Stephen Brennan, Andrea Corr, Eamon Owens, Shaun Evans, Phil Barantini, Patrick Bergin
Cinematography
Thomas Burstyn
Director
John Irvin
Music
Fiancha Trench

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