I wish we'd had the pill...
Set at the time immediately after the Great Depression, we enter the world of little Frank, age 6, and his tough upbringing in a desperately poor family in Ireland. The film traces his growth to a young man, and is mostly about the struggle to survive, with frequent new babies not making things any easier. Add a lazy, alcoholic father, and traditional British class and religious prejudices, and life gets very grim...
145 minutes, No persons under 10 (Language)
Drama, On the Art Circuit
Where's it showing?
Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens, Michael Legge
|Screenplay||Laura Jones, Alan Parker, from the book by Frank McCourt|
|Sound formats||Dolby Digital, DTS|
|Produced by||Dirty Hands Productions, David Brown Productions, Scott Rudin Productions|
|South African Media|
|The MoviesiteIan Douglas||14|
|Cape ArgusDerek Wilson||15|
|Cape ArgusAdrian Monteath||15|
|Cape TimesStephan Hofstätter||10|
|The StarJanine Walker||14|
|Die BurgerFrancois Smith||15|
|Sunday TimesBarry Ronge||10|
|TV3 ScreenplayBarry Ronge||14|
|SAFM Saturday WiredAlan Swerdlow||13|
|Bos LifeJean-Pierre Pellissier||9|
|eye Weekly (Canada)Alex Patterson||15|
|Box Office (USA)Francesca Dinglasan||13|
|Rough Cuth (USA)Christopher Brandon||18|
|Total Film (UK)Neil Smith||10|
|Film Review (UK)James Cameron-Wilson||5|
|Average .. 65%||13|
If you like this site, please tell your friends.
If you don't, please tell us.
Copyright © 1996 — 2018 Zero 2 Infinity