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The Disappearance of Finbar (1996)

 -  Drama | Mystery  -  17 March 2000 (USA)
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Finbar and Danny are close childhood friends who live in a depressing neighbourhood in an Irish town. Finbar gets the chance to play soccer in an international soccer team abroad but can't ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Luke Griffin ...
Danny Quinn
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Finbar Flynn
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Michael Flynn
Chris Meehan ...
Roscommon Cowboy
Toner Quinn ...
Roscommon Cowboy
Phil Calley ...
Roscommon Cowboy
Fran McPhail ...
Roscommon Cowbow
Pete Cummins ...
Roscommon Cowboy
Pat Henry ...
Roscommon Cowboy
Gerard Cullen ...
Roscommon Cowboy
Jake Williams ...
Young Finbar
Robert Hickey ...
Young Danny
Eleanor Methven ...
Pat Flynn
Marie Mullen ...
Ellen Quinn
Don Foley ...
Grandpa Quinn
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Finbar and Danny are close childhood friends who live in a depressing neighbourhood in an Irish town. Finbar gets the chance to play soccer in an international soccer team abroad but can't use it and comes back. He went as a hero and came back as loser. Even the relation to Danny gets worse. In an act of desperation he jumps from a bridge and just disappears. After years of missing Finbar, he calls Danny from Sweden and Danny follows this call disappearing from this neighbourhood, too. In an odyssey, Danny travels from Stockholm to the far north of Sweden, to Lappland, looking for Finbar. Up there, he does not only meet Finbar but also very nice people and the lovely Abbi. But the friendship to Finbar has changed and their lives evantually separate. Written by Gerhard Windecker <g.wind@mbox300.swipnet.se>

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Finbar Flynn: [about Danny's mom singing downstairs to his father's record] Would you listen to that.
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Tangokavaljeren
Music by Jules Sylvain
Performed by Pedro's Heavy Gentlemen
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great movie, very moving
23 December 1999 | by (ireland) – See all my reviews

this film was great, i saw it on television and can only imagine how wonderful the beautiful northern swedish scenery must have looked, and interesting tale of how people aren't really that different after all, and how you've got to get away from your normal surroundings and go out into the world and find yourself. top stuff


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