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Release Date:
19 January 2001 (Ireland) See more »
He came. He saw. He conquered. One sister at a time.
A waitress falls for a handsome customer who seduces her, her two sisters, her brother, and her brother's girlfriend. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Tommy Tiernan ... Simon

Kate Hudson ... Lucy Owens

Frances O'Connor ... Laura Owens
Stewart Roche ... Customer #1
Aoife Maloney ... Customer #2
Donal Beecher ... Andy

Stuart Townsend ... Adam
Rosaleen Linehan ... Peggy Owens
Charlotte Bradley ... Alice Rooney

Alan Maher ... David Owens
Brendan Dempsey ... Martin Rooney
Cathleen Bradley ... Karen
Kathy Downes ... Dympna
Mark Smith ... Dracula
Roger Gregg ... Professor Harry McCormick
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Paul Cotrulia ... Lucy's Ex-boyfriend (uncredited)

Shay Dunphy ... Voice actor (uncredited)

Directed by
Gerard Stembridge 
Writing credits
Gerard Stembridge (written by)

Tommy Tiernan (stand-up material written by)

Produced by
Mary Alleguen .... line producer
David Aukin .... executive producer
Anna J. Devlin .... producer
Marina Hughes .... producer
Trea Leventhal .... executive producer
Rod Stoneman .... executive producer
David M. Thompson .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
Original Music by
Adrian Johnston 
Cinematography by
Bruno de Keyzer 
Film Editing by
Mary Finlay 
Casting by
John Hubbard 
Ros Hubbard 
Laura Rosenthal 
Production Design by
Fiona Daly 
Art Direction by
Susie Cullen 
Costume Design by
Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh 
Makeup Department
Orla Carrol .... hair stylist
Fiona Connon .... key makeup artist
Barbara Conway .... assistant makeup artist
Lorraine Glynn .... assistant hair stylist
Sam Joseph .... makeup artist
Marion O'Toole .... hair stylist
Maureen Smith .... hair stylist
Production Management
Joanie Blaikie .... executive in charge of production
Mary Casey .... post-production supervisor
Maggie Mooney .... production manager
Geoffrey Paget .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Donnacha Brady .... trainee assistant director
Mary Gough .... assistant director
Luke Johnston .... assistant director
Alex Jones .... trainee assistant director
Marcus Lynch .... assistant director
Art Department
Max Aifa .... props
Russ Bailey .... construction manager
Tony Boston .... props
Christina Brosnan .... property master
Deirdre Byrne .... props
Bronwyn Clohissey-Boyd .... painter
John Connon .... carpenter daily
Colman Corish .... assistant art director
Manus Daly .... supervising carpenter
Joe Gaynor .... stand-by painter
Tony Kelly .... stagehand
Gerard Lanigan .... dressing props
David Marsh .... trainee dressing props
James McGetrick .... prop storeman
Owen Murnane .... master painter
Larry O'Toole .... stand-by carpenter
Sheelagh Power .... property buyer
Olivia Quigley .... trainee props
Joe Swaine .... carpenter
Brian Thompson .... construction runaround
Jil Turner .... assistant property buyer
Edmund Walsh .... trainee art director
Noel Walsh .... stand-by props
Sound Department
Jose R. Castellon .... adr recordist
Alan Collins .... sound facility engineer: ardmore sound
Michelle Cunniffe .... adr recordist
Patrick Drummond .... supervising sound editor
Susan Fairbairn .... assistant sound editor
Susan Fairbairn .... foley assistant
John Fitzgerald .... adr mixer
John Fitzgerald .... sound re-recording mixer
Sarah Gaines .... machine room operator
Dave Harris .... sound trainee
Goro Koyama .... foley artist
Anthony Litton .... sound effects editor
Andy Malcolm .... foley artist
Ron Malligers .... foley mixer (as Ron Mallegers)
Marino Marolini .... assistant sound editor
Noel Quinn .... boom operator
Leslie Shatz .... sound re-recording mixer
Jon Stevenson .... adr editor
Annette Stone .... foley editor
Andrew Tay .... foley mixer
Karl Travers .... sound trainee
Richard Welsh .... dolby sound consultant
Simon J. Willis .... sound
Rebecca Wright .... foley assistant
Sharon Zupancic .... foley artist
Dan Edelstein .... supervising sound editor: US release (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Maurice Foley .... special effects supervisor
Marty Kelly .... special effects technician
Brendan Walsh .... special effects
Laura Fox .... stunts
Eamon A. Kelly .... stunt coordinator
Donal O'Farrell .... stunt safety
Donal O'Farrell .... water safety
Camera and Electrical Department
John Conroy .... assistant camera
John Conroy .... focus puller
Seamus Corcoran .... camera operator
Tony Devlin .... gaffer
Richie Egan .... crane grip
Martin Holland .... best boy electric
Roger Kenney .... camera trainee (as Roger Kenny)
Michael McGrath .... still photographer
Philip McKeon .... clapper loader
Peter O'Toole .... generator operator
Patrick Redmond .... still photographer
David Rist .... grip
Fionn Seavers .... video assist operator (uncredited)
Casting Department
Mary Maguire .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Emma Charleton .... wardrobe trainee
Judith Devlin .... wardrobe assistant
Ger Scully .... wardrobe supervisor
Judith Williams .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Alan Duffy .... second second assistant editor
Declan McGrath .... first assistant editor
Anna Maria O'Flanagan .... second assistant editor
Music Department
Niall Acott .... music recording engineer
Terry Davies .... conductor
Isobel Griffiths .... music contractor
Colin Rae .... music preparation
Jon Stevenson .... music editor
Transportation Department
John Kavanagh .... transportation captain
Other crew
Kate Bowe .... unit publicist
Yvonne Burke .... assistant production coordinator
Fionnuala Dorney .... accounting assistant
Jerome Franc .... utility stand-in
Gerry Grennell .... dialogue coach
Kieran Hennessy .... location manager
Richard Matthews .... production trainee
Suzanne McAuley .... assistant accountant
Jeanette McGrath .... trainee script supervisor
Rob Quigley .... production accountant
Pat Rambaut .... script supervisor
Rachel Smith .... production coordinator

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Rated R for language and sexuality
97 min | USA:105 min (Sundance Film Festival)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Adam:Listen, You know when we make love for the first time. Well, I just wanted to let you know, I want to leave it all up to you, your call.
Lucy Owens:I don't get you Adam.
Adam:Everything, you know? When and where, the circumstances. I want it to happen... I want it to be exactly the way you'd like it to be. Is that ok?
Lucy Owens:[voice over, Lucy thinking to herself] How about now? right here in the car.
[Lucy catches her breath and replies to Adam]
Lucy Owens:I'll think about that.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Holiday (2006)See more »
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4 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
The new Oirishry, 4 November 2006
Author: paul2001sw-1 ( from Saffron Walden, UK

A lot has changed in Ireland in the last twenty years, and there's little of the old Oirishry on display in this film, which is set instead against a backdrop of posh department stores and stylish cafés. A glib, celebratory tone underpins what commences as a run-of-the-mill romcom, before the plot starts to venture into more unorthodox territory. But the film never really dares to take sides, and a weak conclusion suggests that all the tastier material should be reconsidered just as part of the froth. The result is an odd film, with all the flaws of a feel-good movie, but which doesn't actually make you feel good in the end.

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