Two Irishmen are heavily in debt and need a lot of money quickly. They come up with the idea to open a Famine theme park.

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Austin
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Gerard Ring
Don Wycherley ...
Dulally
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Leonie
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Joanna Smith
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Hingerty
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Sinead
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Denise
Helen Norton ...
Secretary
Peter Timmons ...
Thomas
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Two Irishmen are heavily in debt and need a lot of money quickly. They come up with the idea to open a Famine theme park.

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Roll up, roll up for the famine theme park................
13 September 2012 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Wide Open Spaces is one of the UNfunniest comedies I have ever had the misfortune to watch. Gerard Ring (Owen Roe) is a chancer of the highest order with seemingly an endless supply of failing get rich quick schemes. The latest of these being a 'Famine Theme Park'. Myles (Ardal O'Hanlon) and Austin (Ewan Bremner) are flatmates who owe people a lot of money after selling fake merchandise on e-bay and they land jobs with Ring setting up his park.

Characters are introduced all over the place at random with seemingly no thought and all are idiotic. Inevitably disappear just as randomly and with little or no explanation. The dialogue is flat, boring and pointless. The plot is non-existent. The only good things about this movie are the Neil Hannon soundtrack and the fact that it's mercifully short. If you have this DVD and haven't watched it yet pop on the special features and go through them. The bits they have there are ten times better than the movie itself.


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