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Rory O'Shea Was Here -- When the kinetic Rory moves into his room in the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, his effect on the home is immediate. Most telling is his friendship with Michael, a young man with cerebral palsy and nearly unintelligible speech. Somehow, Ror

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Writers:
Jeffrey Caine (screenplay)
Christian O'Reilly (story)
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Release Date:
15 October 2004 (Ireland) See more »
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Live life like you mean it.
Plot:
When the kinetic Rory moves into his room in the Carrigmore Residential Home for the Disabled, his effect on the home is immediate. Most telling is his friendship with Michael, a young man with cerebral palsy and nearly unintelligible speech. Somehow, Rory understands Michael, and encourages him to experience life outside the confines of home. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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5 wins & 8 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Steven Robertson ... Michael Connolly
Alan King ... Tommy

Brenda Fricker ... Eileen
Ruth McCabe ... Annie

James McAvoy ... Rory O'Shea
Anna Healy ... Alice
Tom Hickey ... Con O'Shea

Sarah Jane Drummey ... Girl in Pub
Rachel Hanna ... Girl in Pub
Emmet Kirwan ... Angry Man

Romola Garai ... Siobhan
Pat Shortt ... Nightclub Doorman

Stanley Townsend ... Interview Panelist
Derbhle Crotty ... Interview Panelist
Donal Toolan ... Interview Panelist
Tony Kenny ... Cabaret Singer
Keith Dunphy ... Estate Agent
Michèle Forbes ... Fergus' Secretary

Gerard McSorley ... Fergus Connolly
Eamonn Hunt ... Foreman
Michael Higgins ... Job Applicant
Frank McCusker ... Job Applicant

Deirdre O'Kane ... Job Applicant
Owen Monaghan ... Job Applicant
Lucas Verbist ... Job Applicant

Conor McPherson ... Job Applicant
Lauren Carr ... Racing Kid
Paul Lee ... Racing Kid
Jonathan Mitchell ... Racing Kid
Keith O'Brien ... Racing Kid
Michael Hayes ... Garda Sergeant
John Finegan ... Garda at Station

Adam Fergus ... Declan
Mary Kate O'Flanagan ... Geisha
Ofo Uhiara ... Peter
Justine Mitchell ... Doctor
Frank Corry S.M. ... Priest
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Conor Hegarty ... Angry Man's Friend (uncredited)

Kreeta Taponen ... Escort (uncredited)
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Directed by
Damien O'Donnell 
 
Writing credits
Jeffrey Caine (screenplay)

Christian O'Reilly (story)

Produced by
Tim Bevan .... executive producer
Eric Fellner .... executive producer
James Flynn .... producer
Seamus McInerney .... line producer
Morgan O'Sullivan .... executive producer
Catherine Tiernan .... co-producer
Natascha Wharton .... executive producer
Juanita Wilson .... producer
Mark Woods .... executive producer: Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board
 
Original Music by
David Julyan 
 
Cinematography by
Peter Robertson (director of photography) (as Peter J. Robertson)
 
Film Editing by
Frances Parker 
 
Casting by
Wendy Brazington 
 
Production Design by
Tom Conroy 
 
Art Direction by
Stephen Daly 
 
Costume Design by
Lorna Marie Mugan 
 
Production Management
Seamus McInerney .... unit production manager
Tim Morris .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Therese Friel .... second assistant director
Andrew Hegarty .... first assistant director
Alex Jones .... third assistant director
Jonathan Shaw .... trainee assistant director (as Johnny Shaw)
John Wallace .... trainee assistant director
 
Art Department
Jenni Cooney .... graphic designer
Mick Flood .... property master
Michael Higgins .... stand-by art director
Darren Kearney .... painter
Sue Meehan .... props: dailies
Jerry Organ .... prop buyer
 
Sound Department
Alan Collins .... sound facility manager: ardmore sound
Michelle Cunniffe .... adr mixer
Michelle Cunniffe .... mix assistant
John Fitzgerald .... sound re-recording mixer
Sarah Gaines .... dialogue editor
Brendan Geaney .... assistant sound editor
Paddy Gibbons .... adr mixer
Clive Hutchison .... foley recordist
Martin Jensen .... adr mixer (as Martin Peter Jensen)
Tom Johnson .... sound re-recording mixer
Jean McGrath .... adr recordist
Hugo Monks .... foley editor
Jon Stevenson .... supervising sound editor
Mark Kenna .... consultant: Dolby film sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Paul Byrne .... special effects technician
 
Stunts
Lucy Allen .... stunt performer
Giedrius Nagys .... stunt performer
Donal O'Farrell .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Brian Dungan .... trainee clapper loader
Sarah Francis .... assistant camera
Mark Gilleece .... video assist trainee
Ciaran Kavanagh .... camera operator: "a" camera
Rob Kelly .... second unit grip
Niall Mannion .... best boy
Patrick Redmond .... still photographer
Darrell Murphy .... b camera grip (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jessica O'Leary .... costume supervisor
Karen Rigg .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Clare Kavanagh .... post-production coordinator
Gerard Ward .... telecine colorist: dailies
 
Music Department
Nick Angel .... music supervisor
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Alexandra Hill .... music coordinator
Kirsten Lane .... music consultant
Mark Sayer-Wade .... composer: additional music
Michèle Spoonley .... additional music coordinator
Bruce White .... viola
 
Other crew
Christina Angeloudes .... paralegal
Kellie Belle .... product placement
Yvonne Burke .... assistant production coordinator
Sarah Carmody .... production assistant
Peter Conway .... location manager
Mark Devlin .... production coordinator
Chloe Dorigan .... assistant: Tim Bevan
Grainne Dunne .... assistant: Morgan O'Sullivan
Hannah Farrell .... development coordinator
Brendan Gunn .... dialogue coach
Aliza James .... assistant: Eric Fellner
John Kennedy .... title designer
Nessa King .... production finance executive
Kenny MacDonald .... assistant coordinator: Working Title Films
Kenny MacDonald .... assistant executive coordinator
Paddy McCarney .... location manager
Conor O'Carroll .... assistant location manager
Auveen O'Sullivan .... financial controller: Octagon Films
Rachael Prior .... head of development
Chryssy Tintner .... script development executive for Octagon
Kathleen Weir .... script supervisor
Sarah Jane Wright .... production executive
 
Thanks
Rachel Holroyd .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Inside I'm Dancing" - UK (original title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for language
Runtime:
104 min
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2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
While researching and talking with people who have Duchenne muscular dystrophy, James McAvoy discovered that people who suffer from this disease would rather be ignored than pitied.See more »
Quotes:
Rory:[on using the money from the charity collection tin at the pub] It's funding for the needs of the disabled. I'm disabled and I need a drink.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Being There (1979)See more »
Soundtrack:
I Saw a Ship a SailingSee more »

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56 out of 57 people found the following review useful.
Really great little movie!, 9 May 2005
Author: shultzl from United States

I don't usually comment on films since I am in the movie distribution business, but I have to say that this is one of my favorite films of all time. The acting is fantastic and the script is even better. There were no cheesy speeches or exploitation of handicapped people to try and make this movie more "Hollywood". James McAvoy is such an outstanding actor, I could not look away from him if I tried. I was impressed with Steven Robertson as well. I cannot believe this is his first real film. Brenda Fricker plays a small role, but as usual, she is outstanding. This is a movie for everyone to see just how lucky we all are. If you like Awakenings and Mask, you will enjoy this story. You owe it to yourself to check this film out.

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