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Lamb (1985)

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Michael Lamb is a Father questioning his calling, in a Reform School in Ireland. When young epileptic runaway Eoin is sent to the school... See full synopsis »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Michael Lamb
Harry Towb ...
Priest
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Owen Kane
Frances Tomelty ...
Mrs. Kane
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Brother Benedict
Ronan Wilmot ...
Brother Fintan
Denis Carey ...
Mr. Lamb
Eileen Kennally ...
Neighbour Woman
David Gorry ...
O'Donnell
Andrew Pickering ...
Murphy
Stuart O'Connor ...
O'Holloran
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Maguire
Bernadette McKenna ...
Jeweller's Assistant
Jessica Saunders ...
Bank Teller on Boat
Robert Hamilton ...
Stranger at Holyhead
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Michael Lamb is a Father questioning his calling, in a Reform School in Ireland. When young epileptic runaway Eoin is sent to the school... See full synopsis »

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10 October 1986 (Ireland)  »

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The film and source novel's "Lamb" title refers to the last name of the lead central character of Michael Lamb which is portrayed in the movie by actor Liam Neeson. See more »

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Symphony No. 9
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Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
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What a complete waste of time
4 March 2003 | by (Pittsburgh) – See all my reviews

This was a terrible movie; the ending is grotesque and completely wrecked the film. The sad part is that it had the potential to be special- Liam Neesan was excellent, and Hugh O'Connor did a nice job for a little kid. But it's as if the director said, "Let's make sure we throw in an ending that the audience WILL NOT accept, and then we can go home for the day."

Unless you watch movies in order to feel really unhappy, I'd avoid this one at all costs.


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