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The Ballroom of Romance (1982)

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A lonely farmer's daughter hopes to find love at the village ballroom.



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Bowser Egan
Mick Lally ...
Dano Ryan
Brid Brennan ...
Patty Byrne
Ingrid Craigie ...
Eenie Mackie
Eyes Horgan
Joe Pilkington ...
Tim Daly
Mr. Dwyer
Pat Leavy ...
Madge Dowding
Robert Carrickford ...
May Ollis ...
Mrs. Dwyer
Anita Reeves ...
Cat Bolger
Brendan Conroy ...
Sonny McNulty ...
Bridie's father
Patrick Gallagher ...
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A lonely farmer's daughter hopes to find love at the village ballroom.

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6 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

An Irish film maker I met years ago- Keiran Liddy- gave me a copy of this film that he had 'happened' across years earlier and swore me to return it(which I did!). He told me it had influenced him deeply in his approach to film and that the director, Pat O Connor, for his money left the more well known Irish directors in the shade. He was right. This is a funny, touching and tender hour long movie that deserves to be aired over here. It was superb, the acting( including a young Brenda Fricker) uniformly outstanding, the photography impressive but overall the humanity of the piece was what was touched me the most. Get to see it, whenever you get a chance.

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