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The Snapper ()


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Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of... See more »

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Dessie Curley - Rabbitte
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Sharon Curley - Rabbitte
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Kay Curley - Rabbitte
Eanna MacLiam ...
Craig Curley - Rabbitte
Peter Rowen ...
Sonny Curley - Rabbitte
Joanne Gerrard ...
Lisa Curley - Rabbitte
Colm O'Byrne ...
Darren Curley - Rabbitte
Ciara Duffy ...
Kimberley Curley - Rabbitte
Fionnuala Murphy ...
Jackie O'Keefe
Deirdre O'Brien ...
Mary (as Dierdre O'Brien)
Karen Woodley ...
Yvonne Burgess
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George Burgess
Virginia Cole ...
Doris Burgess
Denis Menton ...
Pat Burgess
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Lester
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Paddy
Stuart Dunne ...
Bertie
Dylan Tighe ...
Boy 1
Caroline Boyle ...
Girl 1
Jennifer Kelly ...
Checkout Woman
Audrey Corr ...
Customer, Neighbour 3
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Anaesthetist
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Desk Nurse
Miriam Kelly ...
Doctor
Eleanor Methven ...
Dr. Cook
Birdy Sweeney ...
Loner (as Birdie Sweeney)
Barbara Bergin ...
Midwife
Billie Morton ...
Midwife 2
Joan Sheehy ...
Woman in Hospital
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Neighbour 1
Sheila Flitton ...
Neighbour 2
Cathleen Delany ...
Oul'one (as Cathleen Delaney)
Ailish Connolly ...
Nurse
Jack Lynch ...
Policeman
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Supermarket Trainee Manager
Britta Smith ...
Woman in Police Station
Conor Evans ...
Barrytown Neighbour
Helen Roche ...
Barrytown Neighbour (as Helen Roache)
Marie Conmee ...
Barrytown Neighbour
Jimmy Keogh ...
Barrytown Neighbour
Aisling Conlan ...
Baby Curley
Alannagh McMullen ...
Baby Curley 2
Tom Murphy ...
Pal 1
Robbie Doolin ...
Pal 2
Matthew Devereux ...
Young Lad / Dad
Sandy ...
Famine
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Sean O'Donovan ...
Barrytown Nightclubber (uncredited)

Directed by

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Stephen Frears

Written by

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Roddy Doyle ... (novel)
 
Roddy Doyle ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Ian Hopkins ... associate producer
Lynda Myles ... producer
Mark Shivas ... executive producer

Music by

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Stanley Myers

Cinematography by

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Oliver Stapleton

Film Editing by

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Mick Audsley

Editorial Department

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Mary Casey ... assistant editor
Mary Finlay ... assistant editor
Colin Coull ... color grader (uncredited)

Casting By

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Leo Davis

Production Design by

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Mark Geraghty

Art Direction by

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Jean Kerr

Costume Design by

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Consolata Boyle

Makeup Department

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Anne Dunne ... hair stylist
Morna Ferguson ... makeup designer
Jennifer Hegarty ... makeup designer

Production Management

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Mary Alleguen ... production manager
Melanie Dicks ... production manager
Adam Park ... post-production supervisor (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Martin O'Malley ... first assistant director
Robert Walpole ... third assistant director
Mickey Walsh ... second assistant director (as Mick Walsh)
Suzanne Nicell ... trainee assistant director (uncredited)

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Russ Bailey ... construction manager
Tina Brophy ... production buyer
Nuala McKernan ... set dresser
Eamonn O'Higgins ... property master
Owen Monaghan ... props (uncredited) / set dresser (uncredited)
Noel Walsh ... props trainee (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Mick Boggis ... dubbing mixer
Paul Delaney ... boom operator
Dan Gane ... dubbing editor
Kieran Horgan ... sound recordist
Peter Joly ... dubbing editor
Peter Maxwell ... dubbing mixer
Steve Hancock ... sound camera operator (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Gerry Johnston ... special effects crew (uncredited)

Stunts

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Dominick Hewitt ... stunt performer

Camera and Electrical Department

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Alan Butler ... focus puller
Tom Collins ... still photographer
John Conroy ... clapper leader
Larry S. Prinz ... gaffer
Luke Quigley ... grip

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Rhona McGuirke ... costume assistant
Magdalen Rubalcava ... assistant costume designer (uncredited)

Location Management

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John McDonnell ... location manager
Niall O'Meachair ... location manager

Transportation Department

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Davey Mayes ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Frances Byrne ... production runner
Penny Eyles ... script supervisor
Donal Geraghty ... production accountant
Fiona Murray ... production coordinator
Alan Williams ... finance assistant
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Plot Summary

Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of the town. Written by Rob Hartill

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Taglines She's got a little secret and a lot of explaining to do. See more »
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Also Known As
  • The Snapper - Hilfe, ein Baby (Germany)
  • Café irlandés (Spain)
  • Esperando al bebé (Argentina)
  • O Puto (Portugal)
  • Kopile (Serbia)
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  • 91 min
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Trivia This is the second story in Roddy Doyle's "Barrytown Trilogy", following the adventures of the Rabbitte family. However, as 20th century Fox owned the film rights to the Rabbitte name (from The Commitments), the characters had to be re-named in the subsequent film adaptations (The Snapper, The Van). See more »
Goofs When Sharon Curley goes into labour, they all pile into Jimmy's VW van to go to the maternity hospital, In the next scene we see the van travel south over Butt bridge in the center of Dublin. But the Rotunda maternity hospital in on the north side of Dublin, The same side as the Coolock home of the Curleys. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Addams Family Values/The Snapper/Dangerous Game/The Saint of Fort Washington/Like Water for Chocolate (1993). See more »
Soundtracks Can't Help Falling In Love See more »
Quotes Kay Curley: It's a terrible shock...
Dessie Curley: What is?
Kay Curley: Being married for 25 years, and finding out your husband's a prick.
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