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Angela's Ashes

R| 2 hr. 25 min.

Plot Summary
In 1935 when it is more common for Irish families to leave their famine-stricken country for America, the impoverished McCourt family does the reverse. Following the sudden death of her 7-week-old daughter, Angela (Emily Watson) and her unemployable, alcoholic husband, Malachy Sr. (Robert Carlyle), set sail from New York Harbor to Cork with their four children.

Cast: Emily Watson , Robert Carlyle , Joe Breen , Ciaran Owens , Michael Legge , Ronnie Masterson , Pauline McLynn , Liam Carney

Director: Alan Parker

Genres: Historical drama

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

Angela's Ashes (1999)

Release Date: January 21st, 2000|2 hr. 25 min.

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  • August 18, 2008 MarzKor
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    This is a tale that is sad, lonely, yet strong and full of unfulfilled hope, like a hungry dog that smells rancid meat. The ultimate oxymoron,,,

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