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Turning Green (2005)

R | | Drama, Comedy | 11 June 2005 (USA)
Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. ... See full summary »

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, (as T. Woody Richman)

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Cast

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Bill the Breaker
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Bill the Bookie
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Tom
Donal Gallery ...
James
Killian Morgan ...
Pete
Billie Traynor ...
Aunt Mary / Aunt Catherine
Deirdre Monaghan ...
Aunt Maggie
Brid Ni Chionaola ...
Aunt Nora
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Father O'Hara
Donagh Deeney ...
Mickey
Jill Harding ...
Fiona
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Muse
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Postal Worker
Jim Roche ...
Bar Patron
Joe Doyle ...
Brother
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Storyline

Set in late 1970s Ireland, it tells the story of 16-year-old James Powers, an American who finds himself lost after his mother dies and he is forced to live with his three Irish aunts. Displaced and depressed, he longs for a way to make it back to America. One lucky weekend in London, James discovers pornography and, desperate for cash, he decides to sell them back in Ireland. His success spreads wildly. After finding a possible way home, he must decide where home really is, and finds that one's place in the world is all a state of mind. Written by Anonymous

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The Irish countryside will never be the same

Genres:

Drama | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content, nudity, language, underage drinking and some violence
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11 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Se puso verde  »

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Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)
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(CineVegas Film Fetsival)

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The cinema that James and Fiona go to is the Ormonde in Greystones, this is the same cinema that featured in Father Ted: The Passion of Saint Tibulus (1995). This is probably because 'Frank Kelly' (II) appears in this film and is also Father Jack Hackett in Father Ted. Frank is also a Greystones resident. See more »

Quotes

James: It was true, I was changing Ireland, like Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera... or that guy from Thin Lizzy.
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Soundtracks

Love Me
Written and Performed by Brian Seymour
Courtesy of Bamu Publishing
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maybe, nice
5 April 2013 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

it is nice, amusing and sentimental. a subjective picture of Ireland. nothing more. two boys. a desire.and much confusion. a joke. without precise ingredients. figures, bizarre business, strange humor. only sin

  • it remains unrealistic. a nice story with a kind of potential. almost


chaotic, almost fake, it is expression of desire to say all. and the result is not impressive. it is nice. and this fact is only refuge. but far to have a little form of common sense, it is only game with old dusty pieces. a drama, a comedy, a crime, adventures. in same bag. it is too much. but the good intentions are a small basic virtue. if ignore you the not inspired character for Timothy Hutton.


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