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The Boys & Girl From County Clare

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British filmmaker John Irvin directs the musical comedy drama The Boys From County Clare. Set in the late '60s, the story involves a pair of rival brothers reuniting for the All-Ireland Traditional Music Competition in County Clare, Ireland. As defending champion John Joe Bernard Hill gets his local Celtic band ready to compete, his estranged brother, Jimmy Colm Meaney, blows into town from Liverpool with his own band. John Joe's pianist, Maisie Charlotte Bradley, isn't happy to see Jimmy, who had left her years ...
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Overview

British filmmaker John Irvin directs the musical comedy drama The Boys From County Clare. Set in the late '60s, the story involves a pair of rival brothers reuniting for the All-Ireland Traditional Music Competition in County Clare, Ireland. As defending champion John Joe Bernard Hill gets his local Celtic band ready to compete, his estranged brother, Jimmy Colm Meaney, blows into town from Liverpool with his own band. John Joe's pianist, Maisie Charlotte Bradley, isn't happy to see Jimmy, who had left her years ago to raise their daughter, Anne, all by herself. Now the town's star fiddle player, Anne Andrea Corr of the Irish pop group the Corrs goes against her mother's wishes in order to seek romance with Jimmy's flute player Teddy Shaun Evans. The Boys From County Clare was shown at the 2003 Toronto Film Festival.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Scene selections; Spanish subtitles; Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround; Previews
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/12/2005
  • UPC: 687797100894
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Source: Millennium
  • Region Code: 1
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 17,430

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Colm Meaney Jimmy MacMahon
Bernard Hill John Joe MacMahon
Andrea Corr Anne
Philip Barantini Alex,
Charlotte Bradley Maisie
Shaun Evans Teddy
Patrick Bergin Padjo
Technical Credits
John Irvin Director
Nicolas Adams Associate Producer, Screenwriter
Martyn Auty Executive Producer
Shane Bunting Art Director
Thomas Burstyn Cinematographer
Steve Christian Executive Producer
Susie Cullen Set Decoration/Design
Wolfgang Esenwein Producer
John Hubbard Casting
Antony Rufus Isaacs Executive Producer
Konrad Jay Asst. Director
Bill Kenwright Executive Producer
Evzen Kolar Producer
David Korda Executive Producer
Peter Lindsay Sound/Sound Designer
Ellen Dinerman Little Producer
Tom McCullagh Production Designer
Mary McGuire Casting
Christopher Milburn Executive Producer
Jim Reeve Executive Producer
Maggie Rodford Musical Direction/Supervision
Deborah Shaw Executive Producer
Dieter Stempnierwsky Executive Producer
Fiachra Trench Score Composer
Hazel Webb-Crozier Costumes/Costume Designer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Opening Credits [8:27]
2. Attention Lads [8:10]
3. Too Busy Alone [6:44]
4. Un-Brotherly Love [9:08]
5. Foreign Girls [8:35]
6. What's the Story? [6:51]
7. Mom, Tell Me [7:46]
8. Fell in the River [8:24]
9. Can I Come? [8:40]
10. Fireside Fiddles [8:00]
11. Coming Back [5:44]
12. Ending Credits [4:50]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Play
   Scenes
   Previews
      Chrystal
      Immortal
      Trauma
      Black Cadillac
   Set-Up
      2.0 Stereo
      5.1 Surround
      DTS Surround
      Spanish Subtitles: On
      Spanish Subtitles: Off
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  • Posted April 26, 2013

    This movie is well acted, esp. by its two leading men, and overa

    This movie is well acted, esp. by its two leading men, and overall is very charming.  The Irish are at their best with their dry wit and fantastic  music.

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