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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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Brendan
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Trudy
Marie Mullen ...
Mother
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Nuala
Don Wycherley ...
Niall
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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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9 March 2001 (Ireland)  »

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£139,195 (UK) (9 March 2001)

Gross:

ESP 13,749,276 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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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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References When Harry Met Sally... (1989) See more »

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Tiny Car
Written by Rob Arris and Mark Saxby
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Roddy Doyle Ha-ha-ha
23 March 2003 | by (Saffron Walden, UK) – See all my reviews

Roddy Doyle has a well deserved reputation as a fine author, whose (very funny) books are grounded firmly in acute social observation. It's therefore something of a surprise that for this, his first film script, he chose to knock out such a whimsical comedy, packed with daft jokes, wacky plot, knowing film references, and occasional moments of pertinent satire. Realised with brio by director and cast, the result is a film that is flimsy, unpretentious, and hilarious. Watch it and cheer yourself up!


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