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The film is based loosely on the life of the Irish Tenor, Josef Locke (1917-1999), played by Ned Beatty... See full synopsis »
There's definitely magic in the air
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The film cost less than £2 million to make and was shot in Ireland in under 6 weeks. Then first time director Peter Chelsom
and co-writer/ star Adrian Dunbar
took it to the Cannes Film Festival in search of a buyer. There, Harvey Weinstein
snapped up the American distribution rights for Miramax, thus ensuring the film of a high degree of visibility. This duly paid off with its success at the American and UK box office, and a Golden Globe nomination for Ned Beatty
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You're drivin' like a madman.
You think this is bad? You should see me when I'm on me own!
Sure I'd hate to be with you when you're on your own.
Music for a Found Harmonium
Written by Simon Jeffes
(as Jeffes), arranged by Mc Glynn See more