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Girl with Green Eyes (1964)

In 1960s Dublin a young girl becomes involved with an older man, a much-travelled and still married land-owner.

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Eugene Gaillard
Rita Tushingham ...
Kate Brady
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Baba Brennan
Marie Kean ...
Josie Hannigan (as Maire Kean)
Arthur O'Sullivan ...
James Brady
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Malachi Sullivan
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The Priest
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Joanna
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Bertie Counham (as Patrick Laffan)
Eileen Crowe ...
Mrs. Byrne
May Craig ...
Aunt
Joe Lynch ...
Andy Devlin
Yolande Turner ...
Mary Maguire
Harry Brogan ...
Jack Holland
Michael C. Hennessy ...
Davey (as Michael Hennessy)
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An awkward young Irish farm girl Kate Brady moves to Dublin and shares a room with funny, outgoing Baba Brennan, where she soon meets Eugene Gaillard, a middle-aged writer, who is immediately attracted to the shy and innocent Kate, ignoring the more sophisticated Baba. Written by alfiehitchie

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28 January 1965 (France)  »

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In the montage of the girls getting ready for their dates near the movie's beginning, the 45 r.p.m. record is "Fell In Love On Monday" by Fats Domino, who is also the topic of the magazine article near the record. See more »

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Malachi Sullivan: Ah, the milk of human blindness.
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dull
8 January 2015 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There's not a lot to this movie, which details the relationship of a young woman who sets her cap for a much older man. Not a lot happens, and while the actors are skilled, they are given little to work with. Rita Tushingham seems a bit dim, and Peter Finch is given a series of world- weary lines that are too stylized to fit with the movie's naturalistic pretensions. Those looking for something akin to a story will be disappointed.

As a middle-aged man, I see the movie mainly as a warning against dating young women. The girl's conflicted emotions and crazy family are exactly the sort of things a middle-aged man shouldn't have to deal with. I'd be curious to know what moral a young woman would take from the movie though.


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