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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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First cinema feature of Hugh O'Conor. See more »

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That's Not Strange
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Music by John Hyde
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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actually, rather good
9 August 2001 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

Whether or not you like this movie depends a lot on what you are looking for. i thought it was a really interesting movie, but if you are a sucker for happy movies, this is not the one to watch. If, on the other hand, you are a movie masochist and like somewhat realistic plots even if they can get a bit depressing, this is a really good movie. The best part of this movie is the fact that it is different. No boring same-old-plot-with different-settings for this movie. Liam can make anything believable, and that is what gets you with this movie.


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