Waking Ned Devine Poster

Release Date: November 20th, 1998

DVD Release Date: June 1st, 1999

PG|1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary
When best friends Jackie O'Shea (Ian Bannen) and Michael O'Sullivan (David Kelly) discover someone in their small Irish village has won the lottery, they immediately set off to see if the winner is in a sharing mood. Deducing that Ned Devine is the lucky man, O'Shea and O'Sullivan pay him a visit, only to find him dead from shock. Since Devine is the only one who can claim the prize, the townsfolk band together to convince the claim inspector that O'Sullivan is really Devine, and split the cash.

Cast: Ian Bannen, David Kelly, Fionnula Flanagan, Susan Lynch, James Nesbitt, Maura O'Malley, Robert Hickey, Paddy Ward

Director: Kirk Jones

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Sundance Channel, Overseas Film Group

Keywords: Death, Amusing, Friendship, Wife, 1990s, Best friend, Temptation, Quest, Deception

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