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Wild About Harry (2000)

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A sleazy chef is forced to face the truth about the man he has become and realizes that he has the chance to begin again.

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Harry McKee
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Ruth McKee
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Walter Adair
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J.J. MacMahon
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Miss Boyle
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Lily
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Tara Adair (as Doon MacKichan)
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Prof. Simmington
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Frankie
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Irene Maxwell ...
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Magael MacLaughlin ...
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Terence Corrigan ...
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Northern Irish TV chef Harry has a history of playing around, being drunk and fighting with his wife. On the eve of his divorce hearing, Harry is beaten up at a garage but goes to work the next day. Acting increasingly disorientated and unusual he finally slips into a coma. Coming out of the coma later, Harry thinks he is 18 and can't remember anything past that. His wife doesn't tell him what a total s*** he has been and tries to form him into a better person. But when Harry discovers his recent past he is shaken and tries to carry on as normal. Written by bob the moo

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Harry can't remember... what he's forgotten!

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26 October 2001 (UK)  »

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A thoroughly enjoyable movie. OK so it was never going to win any Oscars. But it was refreshing to see a movie set in Northern Ireland which wasn't one of those American garbage productions about their romanticised view of "The Troubles". It showed normal life (within the context of the story) does happen in NI. Much more entertaining than an hour of midweek soaps. Good cast, good laughs and a happy, feel good ending. Despite the occasionally wavering accents there were fine performances from Brendan Gleeson and Amanda Donohoe. Also another fine turn from James Nesbitt and Adrian Dunbar, particularly the latter's concern for his sexual preference possibly being made public in very conservative NI. Worth a watch of an evening. Maybe with a pizza and some beers.


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