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Fred Daly
Milka Ahlroth ...
Juliana
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George O'Regan
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Frank
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Peter
Tatiana Ouliankina ...
Aqua Aerobics Instructor
Diarmuid Noyes ...
Cathal's brother
Mark Butler ...
Clippo
Martin Lucey ...
Appeal's Officer
Aoife Maloney ...
Woman in garden
Will O'Connell ...
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Robbo
Eoin Fleming ...
Child Pianist
Mary Kelly ...
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Fred Daly returns to Ireland with nowhere to live but his car. Then dope-smoking 21-year-old Cathal parks beside him, and brightens up his lonely world. Encouraged by Cathal, Fred meets attractive music teacher Jules. Growing closer, these three outsiders are set on a course that will change their lives forever. Written by Anonymous

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Sometimes the person you least expect can help you find your way home.

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The cars are parked beside Poolbeg power station in Dublin and close to the Great South Wall. The film also features many other Dublin locations such as the seafront at Clontarf, Sandymount, the wooden bridge at Clontarf, Dollymount Strand and Rathmines. See more »

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Cathal O'Regan: Have you ever seen a leaf fall off a tree?
Fred Daly: What?
Cathal O'Regan: Have you ever seen the actual moment when that leaf breaks from it's branch?
Fred Daly: No, I can't say that I have.
Cathal O'Regan: It's a... It's a beautiful thing.
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Written by Karl Burke and Giles Packham
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Brilliant debut
31 January 2011 | by (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) – See all my reviews

Saw this beautiful movie yesterday on IFFR (google it) and was blown away by fantastic acting, a heartbreaking story and beautiful cinematography. I cannot say too much about the movie, since it speaks for itself, but I can say it depicts the situation of Ireland at the moment. Someone asked the director of the movie if the situation in Ireland as depicted was as bad as in the movie, he answered "maybe worse".

All in all this movie has grabbed me and my fellow viewers as a pearl. Camera standpoints are up close and personal and this really makes you part of the sad life of the main characters, never becoming melodramatic. To me, 9 out-of-10! If you're able to go see this movie; go! It's a beauty.


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