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Flight of the Doves (1971)

G  |   |  Drama, Family  |  August 1971 (Ireland)
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While fleeing across the Irish countryside, two orphans are pursued by their villainous uncle, a master of disguises.

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Hawk Dove
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Finn Dove
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Granny O'Flaherty
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Judge Liffy
Helen Raye ...
Derval Dove
William Rushton ...
Tobias Cromwell
Dana ...
Sheila
John Molloy ...
Mickser
Barry Keegan ...
Powder
Brendan O'Reilly ...
Michael
Noel Purcell ...
Rabbi
Tom Hickey ...
Pat Flynn
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Sergeant O'Casey
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Man Behind Peter
Emmet Bergin ...
Paddy
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After the death of their mother, two children in Liverpool run away from home to escape their cruel uncle who treats them harshly. They flee to Ireland in hopes of finding love and safety with their kindly grandmother. However, their uncle is a failed actor who is a master of disguise. He uses his skill to pursue them in hopes of finding them for his own financial gain. The children must rely on their wits and the kindness of strangers to stay ahead of him or their lives will be in mortal jeopardy. Written by Anonymous

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August 1971 (Ireland)  »

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As Trapaças do Falcão  »

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Although the children are said to be chased in Athlone, the streets were actually in Athenry town. See more »

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Music by Roy Budd
Lyrics by Brendan O'Dbuill
Sung by Dana
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Wow - memory lane
13 April 2000 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

I thought I was the only kid who saw this, let alone remembered it. I love the score of this film and tried to search for the music for years. As a kid, I was blown away by OLIVER, so when 3 of the cast members made another film together, well, I was there, THAT and the fact that my 12 year old sister had a crush on Jack Wild. Wow. I should try and rent the movie again.


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