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R| 1 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
Faced with the daunting task of supporting seven children by herself, Irish widow Agnes Browne (Anjelica Huston) struggles to break even. In addition to selling produce at a nearby market, she borrows heavily from a local moneylender, the greedy Mr. Billy (Ray Winstone). It's a bleak reality, brightened somewhat by the support of her best friend Marion Monks (Marion O'Dwyer). Eventually, a glimmer of hope materializes when she's invited to a Tom Jones concert as the date of a smitten Frenchman.

Cast: Anjelica Huston , Marion O'Dwyer , Niall O'Shea , Ciaran Owens , Roxanna Williams , Carl Power , Mark Power , Gareth O'Connor

Director: Anjelica Huston

Genres: Drama

Distributor: October Films

Agnes Brown (1999)

Release Date: December 3rd, 1999|1 hr. 31 min.

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  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Floats along on the strength of its writing and supporting cast. show more

  • 50
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    Great slabs of blarney are washed down with tears and Guinness in this yarn about a struggling Irish clan, and the resulting sentiment is blatant enough to wake Ned Devine. show more

  • 75
    Desmond Ryan Philadelphia Inquirer

    Even though the soap employed is Irish Spring, this is still a soap opera. show more

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