A young, gifted football player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.
In 1986, David Whitman came home, contaminated his wife and child, and watched them die. Years later, he leads a hazmat team investigating an industrial accident near Budapest. One ... See full summary »
In interview, James Nesbitt said the role of Peter was one he had waited his whole professional life to play. The particular challenge was the lack of dialogue and the need to develop the character without words. See more »
I was swept away by this short story about a grief stricken father who renews his faith in life through a chance encounter with an orphan.
The opening scenes and score whisked me away to an isolated beautiful island, the choice of escape for a rich financier destroyed by loss. His work as a lighthouse keeper provides a wonderful setting, poignantly connected to the way he lost his family.
James Nesbitt is challenged by the role and delivers one of this best performances.
The unexpected arrival of an ethereal young girl with magical skills and a joie de vivre brings a conflict for Nesbitt, between his peaceful solitary existence and the benefits of childish company. I found myself at times wondering whether or not this child is a figment of his imagination.
Charming little film about tragedy and hope.
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