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Margaret's Museum (1995)

R  |   |  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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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 ...
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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Doctor 1: You took your grandfather's lungs?
Margaret MacNeil: Yes.
Doctor 1: Then you took your husband's lungs? Why?
Margaret MacNeil: Because I wanted to show what a good set of lungs looked like.
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Jenny's Chickens
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A slowly endearing, plaintive, quirky slice-of-life tale.
30 June 2001 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Margaret's Museum" tells of a young Nova Scotia woman who's bound by her family ties to a coal mining town where frequent accidents in the "pit" take their toll on the mine workers and their families. Not just another coal mining flick, "MM" focuses with musings, humor, and poignant moments on Margaret, who's nose is always running, and her assorted quirky family and friends. An engrossing, somewhat compelling, and almost charming little film, "MM" should appeal to those with a taste for slice-of-life flicks involving eccentric folk.


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