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Beyond the Pale -- Irishman Patrick Shaw enters the U.S. illegally with his wayward friend Seamus O'Sullivan. Landing in New York, the pair start out with dreams of striking it rich, but soon find themselves in dead-end jobs and drifting apart. As Seamus pursues various get rich quick schemes, the more cautious Patrick holds down a Janitor's job and plays good Samaritan to washed up alcoholic author Tom Finnegan.
Beyond the Pale -- Synopsis:
Irishman Patrick Shaw (Patrick Clarke -- Anton) enters the U.S. illegally with his wayward friend Seamus O'Sullivan (Conn Horgan -- Gods & Generals). Landing in New York, the pair start out with dreams of striking it rich, but soon find themselves in dead-end jobs and drifting apart. As Seamus pursues various get rich quick schemes, the more cautious Patrick holds down a Janitor's job and plays good Samaritan to washed up alcoholic author Tom Finnegan (Malachy McCourt - Ash Wednesday).

Along the way, Patrick falls for fellow Dubliner Helen Graham (Beverley Elder) a struggling actress involved in a messy break up with the much older Jeffrey (Roger Davis -- Alias Smith & Jones) Everything comes to a head when Seamus turns to backroom gabling, Tom hits rock bottom and Jeffrey makes a vicious play to win Helen back.
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Release Date:
1 September 2000 (UK) See more »
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An extraordinary search for an ordinary life
Plot:
A young Irishman enters the US illegally with his wayward friend Seamus. Landing in New York the pair... See more » | Add synopsis »
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How wonderful it was to see "Beyond the Pale" at Houston Film Festival. See more (9 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Patrick Clarke ... Patrick Shaw
Beverley Elder ... Helen Graham
Conn Horgan ... Seamus O'Sullivan

Malachy McCourt ... Tom Finegan

Roger Davis ... Jeffrey
Ruth Miller ... Ms. Mooney

Valentina Olmos ... Conchita
Neale Harper ... Bob

William Stone Mahoney ... Gambler (as William S. Mahoney)
Brian Mallon ... Cop

Jason Killalee ... Sean

Catherine Natale ... Margie

Worth Howe ... Mr. Arnold
Dominic Dillon ... Jimmy

Josie Peterson ... Maxie (as Joanne Tomasso)

Liam Mitchell ... McManus
Amy Redmond ... Orla
Fergus Loughnane ... Declan
Nicholas Belleas ... Gambler from Chicago
Ed Clarkson-Farrell ... Jay
Daithi O'Suilleabhain ... Mick
Bill Dobbins ... Mark
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Iris Braydon ... Lilly (as Iris Alten)
Tom Finegan ... Man on Street
Anthony Gestone ... Bar patron

Trish McGettrick ... Louise

Directed by
George Bazala 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
George Bazala 
Patrick Clarke 

Produced by
Jack Alvino .... producer
Lawrence Bass .... executive producer
Glenn Becker .... executive producer
Patrick Clarke .... producer
John Drohan .... executive producer
Thomas J. Haynes .... executive producer
Sophia Jongsurasithiwat .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Ned Ginsberg 
 
Cinematography by
Adam Vardy 
 
Film Editing by
Michael R. Sullivan 
 
Art Direction by
Walter Ulasinski 
 
Makeup Department
Sophia Jongsurasithiwat .... hair stylist
Sophia Jongsurasithiwat .... makeup artist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Maurizio Venegas .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
David Alvarez .... sound recordist
John D'Aquino .... boom operator
Fredrick Helm .... sound editor
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Glen L. Chin .... first assistant camera
Luis A. Colon .... swing grip
Simeon Moore .... electrician
Caio Ribeiro .... gaffer
 
Other crew
Kati Crowley .... script supervisor (as Katie Crowley)
Ruth Hawryluk .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
David Clarke .... special thanks
Jimmy Clarke .... special thanks
Barry Cullen .... special thanks
Greg Garcia .... special thanks
Barbara Gorecka .... special thanks
Michael Kenin .... special thanks
David G. Knappe .... special thanks
Eric Mabius .... special thanks
Maureen McNally .... special thanks
Catherine Molloy .... special thanks
Leon Reitzenstein .... special thanks
Robert Smith .... special thanks
 

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Ireland:96 min
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Cameo: [Eric Mabius]In the farewell pub scene in the opening of the movie.See more »
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Referenced in The Making of 'Anton' (2009) (V)See more »

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17 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
How wonderful it was to see "Beyond the Pale" at Houston Film Festival., 14 June 2000
Author: pilgrimsshadow from New York, USA

I saw "Beyond the Pale" at the Houston International Film Festival. Before the screening the filmmakers, Patrick Clarke, Jack Alvino and George Bazala made a presentation speech. Also in attendence, was the movies lead actress, Beverley Elder and Oscar winning actor Cliff Robertson. "Beyond the Pale" was presented with the award for best feature in Drama. It was a great experience for me because I'd gone to the movie theater to see Edward Nortons directorial debut and found a festival taking place. So we opted for "Beyond the Pale" because it was a European film (Irish to be exact), we were not to be dissapointed, what a charming jem it turned out to be. It reminded me of the old style Hollywood flicks, its a real character driven movie, not everyones cup of tea these days, thats why it was so refreshing. To cap this wonderful experience, I got to meet the filmmakers after the show. I recommend this movie for anyone tired of summer boxoffice fare.

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