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Goldfish Memory (2003)

A light-hearted look at the dangers and delights of dating in contemporary Dublin

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Jean Butler ...
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Keith McErlean ...
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Justine Mitchell ...
Kate
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Peter Gaynor ...
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Demien McAdam ...
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Isolde
Joe Keever ...
Eddie the Cameraman
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Mrs. Devine
Niall O'Brien ...
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A light-hearted look at the dangers and delights of dating in contemporary Dublin

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References Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988) See more »

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Music by Antonio Carlos Jobim (uncredited) and lyrics by Newton Mendonca (uncredited)
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an wry and enjoyable pansexual rom com
14 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

Goldfish Memory is a multi-layered romantic comedy in the style of Bedrooms and Hallways from Irish writer/director Liz Gill.

When Clara sees her boyfriend Tom kissing Isolde, it sets off a chain of romance and heartbreak that goes full circle. Clara pursues and dumps TV journalist Angie who then falls for horticulturist Kate via a one-night stand with gay bike courier pal Red. Meanwhile philanderer Tom has a rocky road to love, while Isolde decides to explore her options.

Gay, lesbian, straight, bisexual, it seems that when it comes to love, some of these characters suffer from a three-second Goldfish Memory. While some seek commitment, others just can't help themselves.

Goldfish Memory is a well-paced, humorous and lighthearted film that switches between story lines smoothly. Although it's not original enough to become a classic, it's a great date flick, with solid ensemble performances.


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