Into the West Poster

Release Date: May 1st, 1994

DVD Release Date: February 4th, 2003

PG|1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary
Impoverished in Dublin, youngsters Ossie (Ciaran Fitzgerald) and Tito (Ruaidhri Conroy) live with their widowed father (Gabriel Byrne), who drowns his grief in drink. Their grim existence is uplifted by the arrival of their itinerant grandfather (David Kelly), who has brought with him a magical horse from legend -- Tir na nOg. But when crooked cops discover the prized animal, they commandeer it, intending to sell it as a racing horse. Furious, the boys resolve to rescue the mythical creature.

Cast: Gabriel Byrne, Colm Meaney, Ellen Barkin, Ciaran Fitzgerald, Ruaidhri Conroy, David Kelly, Johnny Murphy, John Kavanagh

Director: Mike Newell

Genres: Adventure, Family

Production Co: Parallel Films, Channel Four Films

Distributors: Miramax Films

Keywords: Spirited, 1990s, Father, Playful, Rescue, Family, Growing up, Brother

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