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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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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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18 November 2012 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

This....'movie'...was recommended to me by a friend. I wanted to like it, I really did. A young director trying to do something authentic....this was said to be Mean Streets with a Tarantino twist. This is film making of the poorest level, its simply drivel.The writer/director Mark O Connor substitutes character development with the idea that calling your embarrassingly amateur cast names like Limbo and Foot and Mouth can somehow make this 90 minutes of torture seem raw and powerful....this is a truly the want of a better word. Its on youtube in its awful entirety because it, thankfully, never made it to mainstream distribution....the one positive of this sorry mess.

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