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The Run of the Country (1995)

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In a small village on the border of Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland, the relationship between a short tempered policeman and his rebellious son becomes even more strenuous when the young man falls for a "wrong" girl.

Director:

Peter Yates

Writers:

Shane Connaughton (novel), Shane Connaughton (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Albert Finney ... Danny's Father
Matt Keeslar ... Danny
Victoria Smurfit ... Annagh
Anthony Brophy ... Prunty
David Kelly ... Father Gaynor
Dearbhla Molloy ... Danny's Mother
Carole Nimmons Carole Nimmons ... Mrs. Prunty
Vinnie McCabe Vinnie McCabe ... Annaghs Uncle
Trevor Clarke Trevor Clarke ... Barman
Kevin Murphy Kevin Murphy ... Big Man
Michael O'Reilly Michael O'Reilly ... Bouncer Patterson
P.J. Brady P.J. Brady ... Carolan
Miche Doherty Miche Doherty ... Dolan
Declan Mulholland Declan Mulholland ... Farmer
Dawn Bradfield Dawn Bradfield ... Daphne
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In a small village on the border of Northern Ireland and The Republic of Ireland, the relationship between a short tempered policeman and his rebellious son becomes even more strenuous when the young man falls for a "wrong" girl.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for a strong sex scene and some language | See all certifications »
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Country:

Ireland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 September 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Anisyha niata See more »

Filming Locations:

Ireland See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$470,768
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

One of six cinema movies made for the Sony owned Columbia Pictures / Tri-Star Pictures studios that were directed by Peter Yates. The films include Krull (1983), Suspect (1987), The Deep (1977), For Pete's Sake (1974), The Run of the Country (1995), and The Dresser (1983), with the latter two Yates also producing. See more »

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Prunty: Say nothing 'till you hear more.
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Music & Lyrics by Maurice Williams
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Nice scenery. Not much else.
15 August 2002 | by fearaerachSee all my reviews

This was a disappointment. There's no point in repeating the comments others have made about the dodgy acting. As an Irish person, I can also add that the accents were highly questionable and in some cases just plain wrong. Rites of passage films tend to be pretty formulaic and this one broke no moulds. Nor did it ever intend to.


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