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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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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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Great performances and great writing
21 August 2001 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

What else is there? Ciaran Hinds is extraordinary, again. This story is complex, difficult, and compassionate. The screenplay is outstanding. This movie moved me. All the performances were great, including the ones by the children.

Amanda Root and the actress who played Florrie wrench my heart.

Ciaran Hinds is the best actor working today. Yet another outstanding performance.

See it and open your heart.


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