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The Man Who Cried (1993)

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Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick. When the one woman he loves dies at the hands of her husband ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
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Abel Mason
Kate Buffery ...
Florrie Donnelly
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Hilda Maxwell
Daniel Massey ...
Peter Maxwell
Gemma Craven ...
June
Angela Walsh ...
Lena Mason
Bobby Pattinson ...
Fred Donnelly
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Colin Brown ...
Benny Layton
Gary Catlin ...
Man in Church Hall
Heather Chapman ...
Woman in Park
Elspeth Charlton ...
Mrs. Burrows
Martin Crocker ...
Charles
Art Davie ...
Arthur Baines
Kerry Farley ...
Molly Burrows
Susan Field ...
Old Woman
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Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick. When the one woman he loves dies at the hands of her husband after he was sent a letter by Mason's wife, exposing the affair, Abel leaves her for good taking to the road and young Dick with him. Written by kitsilanoca@yahoo.ca

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First-rate acting and most intriguing story.
29 June 2000 | by (Roanoke, VA USA) – See all my reviews

I can unequivocally recommend this film as I have viewed it at least 8 times. As a big fan of Ciaran Hinds as well as Amanda Root, I thoroughly enjoyed seeing them act together. They previously starred in "Persuasion" in which they also excelled. For all those who are incurable romantics, this is certainly a must-see.


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