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Philadelphia, Here I Come (1975)

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Friel contrasts Gar's cloistered emotional life with his gregarious social persona by portraying him as two distinct characters, a public self (Donal McCann) and a private self (Des Cave).

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Gar (Public)
Des Cave ...
Gar (Private)
Siobhan McKenna ...
Madge
Eamon A. Kelly ...
S.B. O'Donnell
Fidelma Murphy ...
Kate Doogan
Liam Redmond ...
Senator Doogan
Mavis Villiers ...
Liz Sweeney
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Con Sweeney
Pat Layde ...
Master Boyle
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Conan O'Byrne
Niall Buggy ...
Ned
Eamon Morrissey ...
Joe
Donal Cox ...
Tom
Desmond Keogh ...
Dr.Francis King
O.Z. Whitehead ...
Ben Burton
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Friel contrasts Gar's cloistered emotional life with his gregarious social persona by portraying him as two distinct characters, a public self (Donal McCann) and a private self (Des Cave).

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The original Broadway production of "Philadelphia, Here I Come" by Brian Friel opened at the Helen Hayes Theater in New York on February 16, 1966, ran for 326 performances and was nominated for the 1966 Tony Award for the Best Play. Eamon Morrissey recreated his stage role in this filmed production and had received a nomination for a 1966 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play. See more »

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8 November 2002 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

This is a small film , few characters ,theatrical.And yet it says something about Ireland that you won't find elsewhere.This film IS IRELAND. In all it's grubiness, it's sadness,it's self-delusion.The Boys , Master Doyle , SP O'Donell, The Cannon , Senator Doogan's daughter , Gar and above all Madge.I know them.I'm in the pub with them or kneeling to pray with them. They are our sad history and they are our present.


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