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When Brendan Met Trudy (2000)

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A teacher meets a woman who turns out to be a thief and they introduce each other to new things.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Brendan
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Trudy
Marie Mullen ...
Mother
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Nuala
Don Wycherley ...
Niall
Maynard Eziashi ...
Edgar
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Siobhan
Barry Cassin ...
Headmaster
Niall O'Brien ...
Judge
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Lynn
Ali White ...
Mary
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Female Chorister
Jack Lynch ...
Conductor
Dr. Stewart ...
Himself
Robert O'Neill ...
Dylan
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A teacher meets a woman who turns out to be a thief and they introduce each other to new things.

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His heart wasn't all she stole . . .

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Release Date:

9 March 2001 (Ireland)  »

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Brendan & Trudy  »

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Opening Weekend:

£139,195 (UK) (9 March 2001)

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ESP 13,749,276 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

The school scenes were filmed in Blackrock College, Dublin, Kieron J. Walsh's old school. Walsh was not permitted to use the actual school crest in the film, so the dove and lion were flipped in their positions and the real motto, "Fides et robur" (Faith and Strength), was replaced by "C'era una volta il Ociente" (Once Upon a Time In The West). See more »

Quotes

Trudy: Ah come on, Brendan, sing us Penis Angelicus.
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Connections

Features The Searchers (1956) See more »

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The Passenger
Written by Iggy Pop and Ricky Gardiner
Performed by Iggy Pop
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Clever,witty,silly,daft,subtle film.Heartwarming.
23 March 2003 | by (Glasgow,Scotland) – See all my reviews

Watched this on BBC2 last night.Still chuckling on Sunday morning.Completely square,choir-singing young school teacher meets dishy,wacky ,feisty blonde.Highlight of the film is when Brendan sings Iggy Pop's "The Passenger" to his classroom full of bemused kids.Well he does sing it in an over the top operatic style somewhat like a drunk singing "I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen".Superb.References to famous films abound from steals from "The Producers" to scenes appropriated from art house French films with sub-titles in Gaelic!Do yourself a favour and find a copy of this film.


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