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Eat the Peach (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 14 March 1986 (Ireland)
Two young Irish men are watching an old Elvis Presley movie in which a carnival cyclist performs an act called the Wall of Death. Transfixed, they decide to put together their own "Wall of Death."

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Eamon Morrissey ...
Catherine Byrne ...
Nora
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Boots
Joe Lynch ...
Boss Murtagh
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Sean Murtagh
Takashi Kawahara ...
Bunzo
Victoria Armstrong ...
Vicky
Barbara Adair ...
Mrs. Fleck
Bernadette O'Neill ...
Nuala
Paul Raynor ...
O'Hagan
Martin Dempsey ...
Quiz Master
Maeliosa Stafford ...
Priest
Jill Doyle ...
Aileen
Don Foley ...
Journalist
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Two young Irish men are watching an old Elvis Presley movie in which a carnival cyclist performs an act called the Wall of Death. Transfixed, they decide to put together their own "Wall of Death."

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Comedy

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14 March 1986 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

Comer o Pêssego  »

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$217,477
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Title is taken from the poem 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' by T.S. Eliot. See more »

Connections

Features Roustabout (1964) See more »

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Eat the Peach
Written by Paul Brady and Donal Lunny
Sung by Paul Brady
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good for motorcycle fans; see the "wall"
6 March 2002 | by See all my reviews

I did not find this movie to be the piece of crap that some here thought it was. Of course, then again, I'm not from Ireland and didn't see it through their (perhaps personal) eyes. I found it to be an honest, not stupid, little slice of life story about struggles of life and personal dreams, small though they may be. I surely saw a countryside unlike any in the states. The star, as it should be, is the wall-of-death these guys build. I was pleased that it is a focus here, and is shown a lot. It is shown throughout, as they actually had to build it from the ground up for the movie. It is very real. Watch it flex. It's hard to find an old wall-of-death touring in the US anymore. The riding-the-wall shots are frequent, done well, and show these actors honestly riding. This is refreshing. Compare that to movies about any other action-activity or sport like climbing, racing, football, horses, etc.


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