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Margaret's Museum (1995)

 -  Drama  -  26 January 1996 (USA)
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In a town where half the men die down the coalpit, Margaret MacNeil is quite happy being single. Until she meets Neil Currie, a charming and sincere bagpipe-playing, Gaelic-speaking ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Neil Currie
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Jimmy MacNeil
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Catherine MacNeil
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Angus MacNeil
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Marilyn
Peter Boretski ...
Grandfather Dunald MacNeil
Barrie Dunn ...
Mr. Campbell
Norma Dell'Agnese ...
Mrs. Campbell
Glenn Wadman ...
Willy
Elizabeth Richardson ...
Sister
Ida Donovan ...
Sarah
Gordon Joe ...
Hum Sing
Wayne Reynolds ...
Fraser
Murdoch MacDonald ...
Clerk
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In a town where half the men die down the coalpit, Margaret MacNeil is quite happy being single. Until she meets Neil Currie, a charming and sincere bagpipe-playing, Gaelic-speaking dishwasher. But no matter what you do, you can't avoid the spectre of the pit forever. Written by <rosie@ihug.co.nz>

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She found a way to preserve her memories forever.

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Rated R for strong language and some sexuality | See all certifications »
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26 January 1996 (USA)  »

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Das Ende aller Träume  »

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$524,963 (USA)
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Angus: Do you know there are some places in the world where they pay you to think?
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The Dispersal of the Gales
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Performed by Barry Shears
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16 May 2009 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

I can't provide a million details like the other authors here, i only browsed that movie, damn fascinating though, but is that story realistic? I know how people were in the fifties,they would've lynched her for that. Today it looks harmless, i like the idea anyway, but people were different then, i think the story focuses too much on the protagonist and blinds out the doubtlessly extremely violent reactions of the people around her, which starting with psycho-terror and ending with lynch-justice. It's always the same screenplay if you live with common people. However, it would be interesting to see how her life goes on according to the writers of this story. In reality her life wouldn't go on anyway. Not in the fifties


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