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Ella Burke
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Charlie Henshaw
Donal O'Kelly ...
Tony
Geoffrey Golden ...
Burke (as Geoff Golden)
Eamonn Hunt ...
Michael
Gina Moxley ...
Secretary
Kira Carroll ...
Jackie
Tom O'Brien ...
Taxi Driver
Pat Leavy ...
Landlady
Jackie Mulvey Roantree ...
Young Woman Selling (as Jackie Mulvey)
David Gorry ...
Young Man Selling
Carmel Rooney ...
Housewife
Sheila Flitton ...
Mother
Michael O'Brian ...
Father (as Michael Ó Briain)
Mick Nolan ...
Spanner
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Charlie Henshaw is a lowlife salesman and generally shady character. Faced with the unlikely task of having to sell a job lot of stolen fire extinguishers, he decides to recruit some help. When the mysterious Ella and innocent Tony sign up, we have the unlikely beginning of a road movie with a difference. Crammed into Henshaw's car with their improbable merchandise, they head west across Ireland. We slowly discover that each of them is traveling for a very different reason. Each has a secret and a past that seem destined to catch up with them by the end of the trip. By turns comic and tragic, Hard Shoulder takes you along on a journey across Ireland with a delightfully uncertain ending. Written by Anonymous

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