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Handel's Last Chance (1996)

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A Dublin street kid is selected as a choirboy for Handel's first performance of The Messiah. His friendship helps deliver the composer from a temporary lack of self esteem and restores his great glory.

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Leon Pownall ...
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Jamie O'Flaherty
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Jonathan Swift
Seana McKenna ...
Mary Margaret O'Flaherty
Cody Jones ...
Wee Hugh Brannigan
Steven Miller ...
Toby Binton
Jennifer Rockett ...
Miss Abbott
Alegra Calder ...
Miss Cibber
Jan Nemejovský ...
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Marek Tapák ...
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Ladislav Kerata ...
Landlord
Herbert Moulton ...
Vendor
Peter Bzdúch ...
Butcher
Jakub Mrva ...
Toby's Friend
Jakub Gogál ...
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A Dublin street kid is selected as a choirboy for Handel's first performance of The Messiah. His friendship helps deliver the composer from a temporary lack of self esteem and restores his great glory.

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Filming took 5 days at Cerveny Kamen Castle above Casta, Slovakia, and 8 days at St. Martin's Cathedral in Bratislava, Slovakia. See more »

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Pretty Good
4 October 2001 | by (Ohio, USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was pretty good actually. we watched it in my music appreciation class at school. it's about this kid that steals chicken and his mom works in a cathedral or something and she gets george friedrick handel to tell the dude she works for to get her son out of jail then oddly enough handel finds out while the boy is cleaning the floor that he could sing and was so much better than the poor excuse for a choir they had. If your interested in classical music and musicians and baroque period this is a good movie for ya


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