IMDb > Falling for a Dancer (1998) (TV)

Falling for a Dancer (1998) (TV) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 10 | slideshow)

Overview

User Rating:
6.9/10   471 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Up 12% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Deirdre Purcell (novel)
Deirdre Purcell (screenplay)
Contact:
View company contact information for Falling for a Dancer on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
13 September 1998 (UK) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A Passionate Tale of Love
Plot:
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... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
What has Sectarian trouble got to do with Falling For a Dancer See more (16 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Elisabeth Dermot Walsh ... Elizabeth

Dermot Crowley ... Neeley Scollard

Liam Cunningham ... 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 Ni Chaoimh ... Maeve
Karen Collins ... Margaret Scollard - Older
Mark D'Aughton ... Jack
Kevin Elphic ... Francey

Colin Farrell ... Daniel McCarthey
Sinead Harrington ... Mary
Maeve Kearney ... Mary Scollard (older teen)
Gerard Lee ... Gerry
Caoimhne MacCarthy ... Jacinta
Oliver Maguire ... Father Young
Eleanor Methven ... Tilly Harrington
Maurice O'Donoghue ... Mick Harrington
Cathal Ryder O'Donovan ... Francey Scollard age 6+
Noel O'Donovan ... Billy
Mary O'Driscoll ... Ida
Aisling O'Shea ... Margaret

Bairbre O'Toole ... Hazel (as Bairbe O'Toole)

Marcella Plunkett ... Kathleen Scollard (older teen)
Jim Queally ... Canon
Brendan Ring ... Eddie
Laura Rowan ... Kathleen
Bairbre Scully

Directed by
Richard Standeven 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Deirdre Purcell  novel
Deirdre Purcell  screenplay

Produced by
Robert Cooper .... executive producer
Jonathan Curling .... executive producer
Peter Norris .... producer
 
Original Music by
Stephen McKeon 
 
Cinematography by
Kevin Rowley 
 
Film Editing by
Richard Milward 
 
Production Design by
Nathan Crowley 
 
Art Direction by
Padraig O'Neill 
 
Costume Design by
Lorna Marie Mugan 
 
Makeup Department
Rosie Blackmore .... makeup department head
Carole Dunne .... key hair stylist
Fiona Hogan .... makeup artist
Tina Phelan .... makeup artist
Joe Whelan .... assistant hair stylist
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Catherine Dunne .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Graeme Bird .... stand-by art director
 
Sound Department
Dave Humphries .... sound re-recording mixer
Alan Sallabank .... adr mixer
Alan Sallabank .... sound re-recording mixer
Trevor Swanscott .... foley mixer
 
Special Effects by
Maurice Foley .... special effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Joe Condren .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Darryl Byrne .... second assistant "a" camera
Vince Madden .... rigging gaffer
Philip Murphy .... key grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jill Graves Power .... key costumer
Jessica O'Leary .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Transportation Department
Paul Cullen .... transportation coordinator
Paul Kelly .... driver: cast
Stephen McGillen .... location transportation
 
Other crew
Kieran Creaven .... researcher
Kevin Donegan .... production coordinator
Kevin Jackson .... production executive
Poll Moussoulides .... dialogue coach
Tina Ross .... location scout (uncredited)
 

DistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Runtime:
50 min (4 parts)
Country:
Color:
Sound Mix:
Certification:

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
What has Sectarian trouble got to do with Falling For a Dancer, 16 April 2007
Author: Larkrise from Ireland

I loved this mini series when it came out in 1998 here in Ireland, Liam Cunningham was brilliant as Mossie Sheehan and Elizabeth Dermot-Walsh was very good as Lizzie. This mini series had nothing to do with past troubles in Northern Ireland there are no politics and not much religion mentioned and i am sure that Ireland was not the only country in the world that looked down on women who got pregnant outside marriage so to suggest that we are still some backward country like it may have seemed fifty years ago like a reviewer from Australia who claimed to visit here when i would like to know is stupid. Getting Back to Falling for a Dancer if you like old fashion romance with tragedy mixed in this is definitely worth a look.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (16 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Falling for a Dancer (1998)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
Happy ending? Angel_Buffy
40 years old?? kanders74
Kiss somedays
I still love this! Mashker
recommendations remia
When do you think Elizabeth fell for Mossie? dblackman70
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Feast of July Basil The House of the Spirits The Edge of the World Dancing at Lughnasa
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Drama section IMDb UK section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.