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Between the Canals (2011)

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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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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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It started off OK
7 April 2013 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

It actually could have been a half decent movie if it had actually gone with what it started with.

Instead after about 1 hour it turned to the usual ridiculous RUBBISH we see about Ireland.

Who makes this rubbish? are they self bent on portraying the Irish as STUPID violent drunks?

It isn't "Trainspotting" that was done 30 years ago, it lacks originality, it lacks quality, it could have been so much more but the t@at that put it together seemed hell bent on trying to make the Irish look like some sort of trendy Gangster types, in the end he portrayed them as nothing more than drunken retards!

Shame, a possibly good movie ruined by a twonk that wanted to pay some sad sort of "Homage" to better movies from 30 years ago!

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