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Falling for a Dancer (1998)

Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
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Elizabeth
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Neeley Scollard
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Mossie Sheehan
Rory Murray ...
George
Maureen O'Brien ...
Corinne Sullivan
Brian McGrath ...
St. John Sullivan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Graeme Bird ...
Bus Repair Passenger
Bairbre Ní Chaoimh ...
Maeve (as Bairbre Ni Chaoimh)
Karen Collins ...
Margaret Scollard - Older
Mark D'Aughton ...
Jack
Kevin Elphic ...
Francey
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Daniel McCarthey
Sinead Harrington ...
Mary
Maeve Kearney ...
Mary Scollard (older teen)
Gerard Lee ...
Gerry
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Romantic drama set in rural Ireland of the 1930s. The story begins when 19-year-old Elizabeth has a brief fling with an actor and falls pregnant. Community pressure forces her to marry a dull middle-aged man, but maybe there is hope on the horizon. Written by Simon Shearn <simon@frieth.demon.co.uk>

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A Passionate Tale of Love

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Drama | Romance

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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13 September 1998 (UK)  »

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Ston iliggo tou pathous  »

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Sinead Harrington, the actress who played Mary, went on to make several documentaries for RTE on subjects such as basket weaving and Swiss mountain yodelling. See more »

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Really Good
21 January 1999 | by (Baltimore, Maryland) – See all my reviews

This came on Romance Classics one Sunday and before it came on they showed a preview on it. So, I thought I knew what it was going to be about when it started. But it was a really captivating story that exceeded my expectations. I wish I had taped it, it was that good. It's a multi-level story which I found made it even more enjoyable. I really loved the dress that Elizabeth wore for a scene in the movie. You'll have to see it to know what I mean and I hope that you do.


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