'Circle Of Friends' is set in 1950's Ireland. The movie focuses on Benny Hogan and her best friend, Eve Malone. The story centers around Benny and Eve as they enter student life at University College, Dublin. Here Benny and Eve reunite with their childhood friend, the ice-cool Nan Mahon, the 'college belle'. They also encounter the handsome and charming Jack Foley, whom Benny quickly falls for. Written by
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The Long John Jump Band, who performed on the soundtrack and in the ballroom scenes, is fronted by John Sheridan (wearing a red suit jacket in the film). John Sheridan is the younger brother of Irish director Jim Sheridan
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When Benny and Eve are walking down the street near the beginning of the film, the local butcher comes out of his shop holding a cleaver in his hand. In the immediate next shot, both of his hands are tucked into his apron with no cleaver in sight. See more
Bernadette 'Benny' Hogan
When all this started, all our families have lived in Knockglen for as long as anybody could remember. And in Ireland people have very long memories.
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