When the Cassidy family finds a red leather clad man passed out on their living room floor, they assume he's an alien. Zonad is more than happy to oblige.

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Credited cast:
Kevin Maher ...
Jimmy Cassidy
Donna Dent ...
Mary Cassidy
Guy Hendrickson
Geoff Minogue ...
Richard Cassidy
David Pearse ...
Francis O'Connor / Bonad
Janice Byrne ...
Jenny Cassidy
Liam Murphy / Zonad
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrew Bennett ...
Mr. Madigan
Niamh Burke ...
Girl in Car 2
Bernie Butler ...
Local Woman (as Bernadette Butler)
Kevin Cleary ...
School Nerd
Denis Conway ...
Doctor Glonad
William Craul ...
Petrol Pump Attendant
Brian de Salvo ...
Dr. Ziegler


In the small Irish town of Ballymoran, the Cassidy family finds a red leather clad man passed out on their living room floor. The logical conclusion that they come to is that he must be an alien. When the alcoholic rehab escapee awakens, he continues the ruse and passes himself off as Zonad, an alien who has landed on their planet. Life is grand for Zonad as he becomes an instant celebrity who gets free beer, a nice house, and lots and lots of women throwing themselves at him. But when a town resident becomes suspicious and fellow rehab-escapee-turned-alien, Bonad, shows up, Zonad may not be able to continue living the charmed life. Written by napierslogs

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The camera used for filming had to be specially adapted to use different lenses. A result of this was that all the footage was filmed upside-down. This meant that monitors were normally also turned upside-down to make the picture the right way up. When reshoots were filmed, the camera used did not have to have these adjustments made, meaning all of this footage was normal. See more »


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You must be kidding!
12 June 2011 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

When I read the jacket for this I thought they must be kidding.

It's pretty much as low brow as it gets, it's certainly not going to win any awards, nor become a hidden gem or even some kind of underground cult classic.

In fact there are many aspects of it, which on face value are just plane bad.

But hold on a minute, why is it then, that when I think back on it, it makes me smile? Why is the friendly visitor track stuck in my head? I'm not sure I know.

But, if you find yourself in the supermarket looking through the under a fiver DVD bin and you come across this film, and then one bored afternoon you find you have 74 minutes spare (it's mercifully short), give it a watch.

It's not great, but there is something about it that's quintessentially Irish in the best possible way.

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