Follows three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City as they each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dan Hyland ...
Stephen Jones ...
Damien Dempsey ...
Paul Chambers
Anne Marie Martin ...
Kenneth Meehan ...
Foot and Mouth
Lolo Byrne ...
Mary O'Toole ...
Bridget Fennel ...
Nathan Barrett ...
Robbie Doyle
Albert Maher ...
Big Al
Stephen Cinch ...
Anthony O'Toole ...
Chambers' Man
Kirsty Meehan ...


Between The Canals follows three small time criminals from Dublin's North Inner City as they each aspire to be somebody in a fast changing society. Liam (Hyland) is a small time dealer who wants to quit his life of crime to become an electrician and provide for his girlfriend and son. Dots (Coonan), is a crazy, irresponsible thug with ambitions to become a big time dealer. Scratchcard (Jones), is a drug user with no ambitions but to stay on social welfare and watch the world go by. Liam is torn between life in the flats and his responsibility to be a good father to his son. He has to just get through this one day and maybe things will look brighter on the other side. But it's Saint Patrick's Day and, in Dublin City, this means trouble everywhere. Written by Anonymous

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A gift to watch
14 March 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

As a Dubliner living away from home now for over 20 years, it is a great joy to watch such a realistic film of what its really like living in inner city Dublin and what the people are like with all the Irish talk, great characters.

To the director and others involved in the movie I say well done and thanks for this gift. Foreigners wont get it and Irish living at home wont appreciate its realism as they are used to it. Only when you leave home, and miss it, can you appreciate just how great this film is. It had me laughing many times and would recommend it to anyone that wants to see real Dublin

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