A New York playwright is summoned to Ireland to bury his father (his "Da"). While at his boyhood home, he encounters his father's spirit and relives memories both pleasant and not. Written by
Did You Know?
The original Broadway production of "Da" by Hugh Leonard
opened at the Morosco Theater in New York on May 1, 1978, ran for 697 performances and won the 1978 Tony Award for the Best Play. Barnard Hughes
recreated his stage role in the movie version and the screenplay was written by Hugh Leonard who wrote the original stage play. See more
We always kept our sexual sights impossibly high: it preserved us from the stigma of attempt and failure, on the one hand, and success and mortal sin on the other.