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What ever happens over the coming years, you be ready to forgive your man, because sometimes the benefit of the doubt can even save your life, I been learning that. So many men think so highly of you, it might be hard for you to see which one is the one that's gonna light up just from hearing your name... But I've met him... And so have you.
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There Are More Things
Written & Performed by Lir (as LiR) See more »
I owe Conor, Paddy, Peter and Brendan a wee dram for this beaut!
A well shot, well written, well acted gangster comedy that for me blows lock stock and two smoking barrels right out of the water. Brendan and Peter play the two out-of-their-depth ex-cons brilliantly, in fact they play them so well that I find it hard to watch them in other roles, to me they are Bunny and Git. Conor Mcpherson transfers his stage writing skills well to the big screen and doesn't lose any of his humour.Paddy Breathnach directs the action well but it is slower paced than some may expect, or want, in their gangster comedies but I think it makes perfect Sunday afternoon hangover viewing, so sit down with the hair of the dog and a big fat fry up and prepare to love this film!
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