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Flight of the Doves (1971)

 -  Drama | Family  -  11 March 1972 (Japan)
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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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Credited cast:
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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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Brendan Agnew ...
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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11 March 1972 (Japan)  »

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As Trapaças do Falcão  »

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Jack Wild later admitted he was drunk every day of filming. See more »

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Far Off Place
Music by Roy Budd
Lyrics by Brendan O'Dbuill
Sung by Dana
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Brilliantly acted
16 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A very well acted film by actors Ron Moody and Jack Wild who worked well together in the movie Oliver. Ron Moody is brilliantly funny and sometimes frightening with his disguises and different characters. Jack Wild is wonderful as the compassionate loving older brother who loves his younger sister enough to run away to Ireland so she can be truly loved by someone: their grandmother who is nicely portrayed by Dorthy McGuire. The adventures they encounter on their way to Ireland are wonderful as is the scenery of Ireland. This film was shot entirely in Ireland and the music soundtrack is as lovely as Ireland. A nice family film with a happy ending. Beats what is out there today.


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