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The Nephew (1998)

A little island off Ireland. A small town. An old conflict. Fresh wind.

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Peter O'Boyce
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Tony Egan
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Twenty years ago, Tony Egan's sister went to America. Nobody ever heard of her again. But now, the message of her death arrives in her town of birth. Only days later, her only son Chad arrives, too. Obviously, his mother took an African-American husband. Soon, Chad falls for Aislin, who has a bit of a crush on him too. But there is an old conflict going on between her father and Chad's uncle. This conflict resurfaces and begins to draw circles, wider and wider. Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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They're worlds apart, but closer than anyone could believe.

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28 August 1998 (Ireland)  »

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Un amor por descubrir  »

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£35,935 (UK) (28 August 1998)
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The first production under Pierce Brosnan's Irish DreamTime company. See more »

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Unexpectedly genuine
11 December 2002 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

It is a touching movie about characters with cultural differences which are instrumental in the resolution of unspoken injustices. The scenery of Ireland is breathtaking and the pace of the film is soothing. Pierce Brosnan is to be commended for bringing out the nature of his people and how their sentiments merge with the beauty of his native land.


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