Dancing at Lughnasa Poster

Release Date: November 13th, 1998

DVD Release Date: June 15th, 1999

PG|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Kate Mundy (Meryl Streep) is the eldest of five sisters living together in a small house in Ireland in 1936. The only one with a steady job, Kate oversees the various conflicting personalities. Though none of the women is married, Christina (Catherine McCormack) has a young son named Michael. The household works well in its fashion, but after the sisters' addle-minded brother, Jack (Michael Gambon), shows up, then Michael's father, Gerry (Rhys Ifans), things are unlikely to stay the same.

Cast: Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Sophie Thompson, Brid Brennan, Rhys Ifans, Darrell Johnston

Director: Pat O'Connor

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Love, Heartwarming, Brother, Family, Sister, Amusing, 1930s, Sacrifice, Son