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At Death's Door (1999)

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Death is training his son in the art and responsibilities of the family business. His son does well until he's sent out on his own to claim an accident victim. Instead, he's asked by a ... See full summary »

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Conor Morrissey

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Conor Morrissey
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Cillian Murphy ... Young Reaper
Des Keogh Des Keogh ... Father Reaper
Keith McErlean ... Tom
Mary Ryan Mary Ryan ... Mother Reaper
Marty Goggins Marty Goggins ... Dying Man
Dominika Zukowska Dominika Zukowska ... Doctor in Hospital 1
Keith Willis Keith Willis ... Doctor in Hospital 2
Eoin Whelan Eoin Whelan ... Doctor in Hospital 3
Caoimhe Kerwin Caoimhe Kerwin ... Nurse in Hospital
Lisa O'Reilly Lisa O'Reilly ... Masha
Tara Lynne O'Neill Tara Lynne O'Neill ... Pasha
Anna Broad Anna Broad ... Collapsed Woman
Una Mansfield Una Mansfield ... Onlooker
Maeve O'Dwyer Maeve O'Dwyer ... Onlooker
Iseult Harrington Iseult Harrington ... Onlooker
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Death is training his son in the art and responsibilities of the family business. His son does well until he's sent out on his own to claim an accident victim. Instead, he's asked by a friend of the dying man to help with CPR. Taken aback, he assents, the dying man is resuscitated, and Death's son is in the doghouse with dad. Enraged, pop gives his son 24 hours to deliver a corpse, so the young man sets out to ice the man who asked him for help earlier that day. Junior's target is a young actor, Tom, going through opening night and loved by Sarah, a rather histrionic young woman. A near-Death experience awaits them all as Junior comes of age. Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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English

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an impressive first effort

I am biased (cause I am a fan of Conor's work), but I did enjoy this first film. The concept alone wins me over. It dances along, and entertains - simple as that. Sorry that it was over so soon. I look forward to even bigger things in the future.


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