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Circle of Friends (1995)

 -  Drama | Romance  -  15 March 1995 (USA)
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'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 ... See full summary »

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Nan Mahon
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Simon Westward
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Dan Hogan
Britta Smith ...
Mrs. Hogan
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Brian Mahon
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Emily Mahon
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Professor Flynn
Tony Doyle ...
Dr. Foley
Marie Mullen ...
Mrs. Foley
Marie Conmee ...
Mrs. Healey
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'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 Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content | See all certifications »
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15 March 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Círculo de amigos  »

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£2,120,050 (UK) (16 June 1995)
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Trivia

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. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[Last line, delivered happily after sex with Jack]
Bernadette 'Benny' Hogan: Bless me father, for I have sinned!
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References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »

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You're The One
Performed by Maire Brennan and Shane MacGowan
Written by Michael Kamen and Shane MacGowan
Produced by Trevor Horn for Horn Productions
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Two thumbs down!
28 February 2001 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

I usually don't give comments on movies, but I feel compelled to say a few words after reading all these comments saying how great this movie is. Personally I don't think this is a movie worth watching. The title and the poster of the movie made me think this is a story about friendship, but ended up I have the impression that I was cheated. Anyway, if you wanna watch a movie about friendship, check out "Now and Then" or "October Sky," you will be spending a much enjoyable evening.


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