• The Snapper (1994)

The Snapper

Release Date: March 15th, 1994

DVD Release Date: December 18th, 2001

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

Twenty-year-old Irish lass Sharon Curley (Tina Kellegher) still lives at home with her mom (Ruth McCabe), dad (Colm Meaney) and many siblings. But notoriety in her small town suddenly arrives in the unlikeliest of forms when, after a boozy night on the town, she becomes pregnant and refuses to divulge the identity of the baby's father. Eventually, the not-so-proud dad is exposed, bringing new levels of embarrassment and complication to the devout Roman Catholic Curley household.

Cast: Colm Meaney, Tina Kellegher, Ruth McCabe, Fionnuala Murphy, Patricia Laffan, Deirdre O'Brien, Karen Woodley

Director: Stephen Frears

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: BBC

Distributors: Alta Films S.A., Miramax Films

Keywords: 1990s, Mother, Small town, Father, Brother, Intense, Brash, Transformation, Growing up, Sister, Daughter

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Awards

Nominated Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television