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Earthbound (2012)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 15 March 2013 (Ireland)
Joe is an Alien on Earth. At least that is what his father told him before he died when Joe was eleven. He finds it difficult to adjust, and to find a compatible girl friend.

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Joe Norman
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Maria
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Dr.Richard Webb
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Bill Norman
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Gordon
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Liz
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Vera Ellis
John Lynn ...
Phil
Milo Pilkington Massey ...
Young Joe
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Kilson
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Brett 'Rocky' Calhoun
Robert Bannon ...
Jimmy
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Dave
Fionnuala O'Shea ...
Nurse
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Young Joe is an alien living on Earth. At least that's what his father told him before he died when Joe was eleven. His father unsuccessfully wrote sci-fi stories, and Joe loves sci-fi. He has been told that he must not deal with humans, unless they are more than 85 percent compatible with himself. When we meet Joe again, he is 26, and the fantasy keeps him going. But is it a fantasy, or is it real? Joe's life changes radically when he meets a more than 85 percent compatible girl. Can Joe trust himself? Does he know what's real?

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Is Joe really from outer space?...or is he just on another planet?


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Czlowiek z kosmosu  »

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Performed by Niall Mooney and Donn Lesko
Written by Niall Mooney and Donn Lesko
Published by Elevate Music Limited
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Good light hearten fun!
29 September 2013 | by (Manchester UK) – See all my reviews

Initially did not know what to make of the reviews and title. So I just switched on the cable TV and got straight into this movie. It was easy to follow and the geeky bloke made it more sympathetic to relate to(I'm no geek and there is nothing wrong with geeks!) It is a movie which can take you from your living room to another planet and back without feeling tense or wanting something more engrossing. Sit back and enjoy the romantic Irish comical take on life. I would recommend it to friends especially a couple to pass a light hearten evenings fun. Nothing much to discuss about the movie afterwards, but hey, some movies are just enjoyable sod you can move on to the next one!


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