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The Miracle (1991)

R | | Drama | 5 April 1991 (UK)
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The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe ... See full summary »

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Neil Jordan

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Neil Jordan
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Beverly D'Angelo ... Renee Baker
Donal McCann ... Sam
Niall Byrne Niall Byrne ... Jimmy
Lorraine Pilkington Lorraine Pilkington ... Rose
J.G. Devlin J.G. Devlin ... Mr. Beausang
Cathleen Delany Cathleen Delany ... Miss Strange (as Cathleen Delaney)
Tom Hickey Tom Hickey ... Tommy
Shane Connaughton Shane Connaughton ... Rose's Father
Mikkel Gaup ... Jonner
Sylvia Teron Sylvia Teron ... Muscular Lady
Anita Reeves Anita Reeves ... Ballroom Stager
Ruth McCabe ... Wardrobe Mistress
Jer O'Leary ... Barman
Earl Gill Earl Gill ... Trumpet, Sam's Band (as Earl Gil)
Johnny Devlin Johnny Devlin ... Saxophone, Sam's Band
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Storyline

The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe the blonde Renee, and Jimmy is immediately fascinated by her and even follows her home. She, too, seems to like him, but for a mysterious reason keeps him at a distance. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief sensuality | See all certifications »
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Country:

UK | Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 April 1991 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

A csoda See more »

Filming Locations:

Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$835,519
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

Film debuts of Niall Byrne and Lorraine Pilkington, who play respectively Jimmy and Rose. As of 2017, it remains as Byrne only feature film role. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To
(uncredited)
Written by Cole Porter
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This is a surprisingly good movie
2 July 2002 | by jergoodSee all my reviews

In this under-rated film Neil Jordan has created a very real portrait of how some teen-agers actually think and feel. The treatment of such a touchy subject as incest handled with a deft enough touch to almost make it believable.Some editing to cut redundant scenes would have made this a truly great movie. While watching Niall Byrne it was hard not to think of look alike Australian tennis player, Leyton Hewitt.


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