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A variety of losers in Dublin have harrowingly farcical intersecting stories of love, greed and violence.

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Johnny Thompson ...
Old Man in Café
Emma Bolger ...
Child with Ice Cream
Deirdre Molloy ...
Woman in Shopping Mall
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Elderly Man on Bus
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Seamus Ruane
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Storyline

Intermission is an urban love story about people adrift and their convoluted journeys in the search for some kind of love. When the desperately insecure and emotionally inarticulate John breaks up with Deirdre to 'give her a little test' his plan backfires leaving her broken-hearted and him alone and miserable. Through chance and coincidence, their break-up triggers a roller coaster ride of interweaving escapades in the lives of everyone around them. Intermission presents a slice of life, the passage between breaking up and making up, exploring how our lives intersect, and the power we all possess to affect the lives of those around us. Written by Mark Cameron

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Rated R for pervasive language, some sexual content and violence | See all certifications »

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29 August 2003 (Ireland)  »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$104,237 (Australia) (4 June 2004)

Gross:

$107,343 (Australia) (4 June 2004)
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Colin Farrell performs "I Fought The Law" over the end credits. See more »

Quotes

John: This is a list of things that I want, and have wanted, for a long time. Straight from the heart - no fucking around: to be with you; to live with you; and to eventually, you know, to marry you; to have your child... or...
Deirdre: ...for me to have yours...
John: ...yes, all my children - however many - three, four...
Deirdre: Go on.
John: ...to grow old with you; to know - and that's the main thing - to know, all right? that you feel the same. That's it.
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Crazy Credits

There is an extra scene during the credits showing Noeleen and Sam, who have presumably gotten back together. Noeleen is pestering Sam about changing the TV channel, and her nagging manner may give a hint why Sam left her in the first place. See more »

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References Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) See more »

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I Fought the Law
Written by Sonny Curtis
Published by Acuff-Rose Music Ltd
Performed by Colin Farrell
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Awesome film
4 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is great bc the actors don't seem like their acting, it's like you are really watching these people. Like the characters are real. Soooo funny too, if you like dark humor. I agree with one of the other comments, the beginning is awesome and the rest of the movie pretty much keeps up. Great action flick as well as have an intelligent dialog between the characters. The directing is amazing as well. One of the things I really liked about this movie is that it touches on so many different topics but doesn't beat any of them like a dead horse. It's very much like real life stuff that happens everyday. I'm American and watched it with an Aussie, so yeah, people outside the Irish community can still appreciate this fehluuummm (film).


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