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The Country Girls (1984)

Friendship of two girls, childhood friends, is put on the test when they grow up and leave for the big city, each with different life goals in mind.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mr. Gentleman
Maeve Germaine ...
Kate
Jill Doyle ...
Baba
John Olohan ...
Hickey
Britta Smith ...
Lil
Patricia Martin ...
Martha
Des Nealon ...
Mr. Brennan
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James
Sheila Flitton ...
Sister Margaret
Anna Manahan ...
Mrs. Burns
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Jack Holland
Agnes Bernelle ...
Joanna
Patricia Jeffares ...
Miss Moriaty
Robert Vincent Smith ...
Harry (as Vincent Smith)
Tom Laidlaw ...
Reg
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Friendship of two girls, childhood friends, is put on the test when they grow up and leave for the big city, each with different life goals in mind.

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In Britain critics and public alike were charmed by the story of Kate and Baba... [Australia Theatrical] See more »

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April 1984 (UK)  »

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Devojke sa sela  »

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The movie's source novel "The Country Girls" (1960) by Edna O'Brien was banned by Ireland's classification authority the Irish Censorship Board with O'Brien's parish priest publicly burning copies of the book. O'Brien because of the public denouncement left Ireland. See more »

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Starlight Serenade
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Music by Alan Moorhouse
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CHARMING IRISH GEM
10 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

the early rural setting of clare begins this irish movie,which truly displays 50's ireland.from here we see two young friends as they journey through there teenage years from making it to the strict convent school,where they later find themselves being expelled to there journey to dublin to discover work,love and pregnancy,finally leaving ireland to make it, in the bright lights of london.a simple but effective tale of despair,friendship,love and hope.a witty and fairly well scripted piece of film keep an eye for the younger sam neill the love interest of one of the girls


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