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When Pigs Fly (1993)

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Sheila
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Frank
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Stretch
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Mrs. Cleary
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Tony
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Marge
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Gil Peleg ...
Teenager #1
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Teenager #2
Barry Stevenson ...
Drunk
Pim Tjujerman ...
Postman
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Kathleen
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12 May 1994 (Germany)  »

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Quando os Porcos Voam  »

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Joe Strummer (The Clash) was responsible for the soundtrack, which ranged from dirty graveyard blues, to the beautiful Irish folk composition "Rose of Erin" with lots of spooky incidental noises in between. See more »

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Dedicated to The Ghosts Who Walk With Us See more »

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DANNY BOY
Traditional tune with lyrics by Frederick Edward Weatherly (uncredited)
Performed by Jackie Wilson
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A Gem of an Independent Film
15 June 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this film because I am an ardent fan of Marianne Faithful. I didn't know what to expect because Ms. Faithful has been in some terrible films in the past. I was enchanted with this film and I do wish it would be released on DVD. It is a most unusual ghost story and that is what is wonderful about it. There is nothing that is predictable about this film. What is a bit shocking is to see how Marianne Faithful became a ghost. It is a bit of a jolt. Alfred Molina gives a superb performance. I recommended it a Video Shop and wrote a mini-review and it was being checked out constantly by word of mouth. This film deserved more promotion than it received. It is not flatly directed in my opinion. It has a great cast and the script is top-notch. Alfred Molina and Marianne Faithful work extremely well together. A great ghost story but it is also a very human film. It has charm without being at all sappy. I really love this film because it is odd but it is odd in the best possible manner.


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