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Hear My Song (1991)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Music  -  February 1992 (USA)
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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 »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Flanagan ...
Constance Cowley ...
Nurse
Marie Mullen ...
Micky's Mum
Phil Kelly ...
Ronnie Lavelle
Jean Blanchflower ...
Ronnie's Mum
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Nancy Doyle
John Dair ...
Derek
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Gordon
John Neville Rufus Altman ...
Oscar Harrison
Joe Cuddy ...
Franc Cinatra
Britta Smith ...
Kitty Ryan
Gladys Sheehan ...
Grandma Ryan
Gina Moxley ...
Brenda Ryan
Rúaidhrí Conroy ...
Grandson Ryan
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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 »

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Rated R for language and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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Akouste to tragoudi mou  »

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$4,313,173 (USA)
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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. See more »

Quotes

Nancy: Mickey I love you, I love you Mickey.
Micky O'Neill: Vice Versa Love.
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Come Back to Sorrento
Written by Ernesto de Curtis (as de Curtis) and Claude Aveling
Performed by Vernon Midgley
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A wonderful little gem
3 July 2002 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

This movie never got the attention or box office it deserved, but it's one of my all-time favorites. Ned Beatty is wonderful as Joe Locke, the exiled Irish singer returned to the stage by impresario Adrian Dunbar. A little movie with heart, wit, and charm, definitely worth repeat viewings.


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