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In Dublin, a working class family has been unsuccessful in convincing their son to get a real job: the son prefers his job of scooping up horse's dung and selling it for flower gardens. An ... See full summary »

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Eileen Colgan ...
Betsy Bourke
May Ollis ...
Mrs. Fortune
Seamus Forde ...
Mr. Fortune
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Maguire
Danny Cummins ...
Donal
Liz Davis ...
Kathleen Fortune
Tony Doyle ...
Mike
Caroline Tully ...
Vera Fortune
John Kelly ...
Tim
Paul Murphy ...
Damien
Brendan Matthews ...
Milk Depot Attendant
David Hogarty ...
David
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In Dublin, a working class family has been unsuccessful in convincing their son to get a real job: the son prefers his job of scooping up horse's dung and selling it for flower gardens. An American exchange student almost runs him over and gets to know him. The dung man has ignored warnings from his family and suddenly the horses have been banned from Dublin. His new love is leaving for America and he must find a way to cope with the new reality. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Happiness is a Quackser Fortune!

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2 August 1973 (Hungary)  »

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Fun Loving  »

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Quackser Fortune: You learnin' a lot at Trinity?
Zazel: Well, Dublin has a very rich history. For instance, did you know that Jonathan Swift wrote "Gulliver's Travels" here and that Handel's Messiah had its first premiere here.
Quackser Fortune: How much did they charge you for that?
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A must see for aspiring critics!
6 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It has been over 30 years since I came across this almost perfect tribute to freedom,love and magic! This movie had a profound impact on my young life. All movie creator's could learn a great deal about how to tell a story at the same time actors are providing dialog...The images that are cast behind the characters and plot clearly create a lot more of a story than is being understood by other contributers? This is Wilders greatest achievement as a work of "art". Tightly wrapped tale on par with apt.0! This flick deserves to be understood as a statement of innocence vs. intelligence, the "happy ending" representing that both are fleeting. More of a movie then is credited for, symbolism is profound. Best seen alone.


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