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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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Has played Michael Lamb twice. Once in Deception and once in Lamb. See more »

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Symphony No. 9
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Music by Ludwig van Beethoven
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Worst film ever.
4 December 2002 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

I watched this film after reading the book and all I can say is "Worst film ever". The book was actually better then the film and I (and many others) would rate the book as also the worst book ever to be published.

The film seems to overlook all the detail in the book that you need in order to truly develop the characters and allow you to feel in any way pity for them. I would strongly advise against watching this movie.


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