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A Catholic high school student, trying to perfect his soccer timing by practicing dance, falls in love with his dance partner.

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Danny Mitchell
Maclean Stewart ...
Mickey
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Brother McBride
Russell Smith ...
Gary
Joe Rea ...
Spike
Brendan Morrissey ...
Referee 1
Inge Dorman ...
Hockey Goalie
Julian Littman ...
Rudi Morelli
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Carlos Rega
Alan McKee ...
Frank Mallin
Terry Byrne ...
Gaelic Teacher
Aingeal Grehan ...
Mrs. Mitchell
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Seamus Mitchell
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Sidney McLoughlin
Rosaleen Linehan ...
Mrs. Burns
Kelan Lowry O'Reilly ...
Graham
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Lucy McLoughlin
Theo Fraser Steele ...
Oliver Parr
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Brother Xavier
Pauline Hutton ...
Winnie
Caroline Kerr ...
Sophie
Johnathan Forbes ...
George
Richard Orr ...
Referee 2
Jaz Pollock ...
Mrs. Coulter
Olivia Nash ...
Mrs. Hannah
Eleanor Methven ...
Mrs. Parr
Chris Kelly ...
British Army Soldier
Dominic Wright ...
Checkpoint Soldier
Mark McCann ...
Boy 1
Neil Rooney ...
Boy 2
Declan Gorman ...
Shop Assistant
Steve Blount ...
Beefy Player
Jerry Lavelle ...
Master of Ceremonies
Jackie Fullerton ...
Himself
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TV Commentator (as Patrick Fitzsymons)
Abbie Spallen ...
Receptionist

Directed by

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John Forte

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John Forte ... (written by)

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Martin Bruce-Clayton ... executive producer
Gabriel Byrne ... executive producer
Christina Giffen ... associate producer
Amy Hochman ... associate producer (as Amy Singer)
David P. Kelly ... producer

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Richard Hartley

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Ashley Rowe

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David Martin

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Mary Casey ... first assistant editor
Louisa Drysdale ... first assistant editor
Rupert Hall ... editor trainee
Louisa Harding ... assistant editor
Mark Harris ... first assistant editor
Katya Jezzard ... second assistant editor
Giulia Maura ... post-production coordinator

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John Hubbard
Ros Hubbard

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Fiona Daly

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Colman Corish
Susie Cullen

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Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh

Makeup Department

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Liz Boston ... hair stylist: second unit, Belfast / makeup artist: second unit, Belfast
Eileen Buggy ... key hair stylist
Andrea Finch ... hair designer / makeup designer
Ailbhe Lemass ... key makeup artist

Production Management

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Howard Gibbins ... unit production manager
Beth Sanders ... production manager: second unit, Belfast
Michael Saxton ... post-production supervisor

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Micky Finch ... first assistant director
Vincent Kinnaird ... first assistant director: Belfast
Barbara Mulcahy ... third assistant director
Linda Murphy ... trainee assistant director
Karen Richards ... second assistant director
Liam Taylor ... second assistant director: Belfast

Art Department

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Maximilian Aita ... trainee props (as Max Aita)
Russ Bailey ... construction manager
Tony Boston ... storeman
Simon Boyd ... art department assistant: Belfast
Christina Brosnan ... property master
Triona Coen ... stand-by props
Manus Daly ... chargehand
Kevin Eager ... stand-by construction
Cos Egan ... dressing props
Tony Kelly ... stagehand
Paul Keogh ... carpenter
Davy McDowell ... stand-by construction
Nuala McKernan ... stand-by props
Owen Murnane ... master painter
Gary O'Connell ... stand-by painter
Larry O'Toole ... stand-by carpenter
Sheelagh Power ... production buyer
Gary Purdy ... stand-by stagehand
Robbie Reilly ... stand-by rigger
Gerard Richardson ... painter (as Gerard Richardson)
Jil Turner ... assistant buyer
Dave Wallace ... dressing props
Ed Walsh ... art department trainee
Alan Lambert ... storyboard artist (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Nick Adams ... supervising sound editor
Gordon Brown ... dialogue editor
Jason Canovas ... additional dialogue editor
Paul Carr ... re-recording mixer
Jonathan Cronin ... additional dialogue editor
Diane Greaves ... foley artist (as Dianne Greaves)
Kieran Horgan ... sound recordist
Roy Jordon ... foley editor
Alan Lyons ... sound trainee
Noel Quinn ... boom operator
Frances Roe ... sound trainee
Sam Southwick ... sound effects editor
Jason Swanscott ... foley artist
Andy Thompson ... foley mixer
Ulrike Münch ... sound editing trainee (uncredited)

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Simon Giles ... visual effects supervisor
Sally Clayton ... digital artist (uncredited)

Stunts

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Donal O'Farrell ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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John Carr ... practical electrician
Albert Cassells ... generator operator
Ian Clark ... focus puller
John Conroy ... additional focus puller
Angela Conway ... clapper loader
Seamus Corcoran ... camera operator
Neil Crawford ... electrician: Belfast second unit
Con Dempsey ... rigging gaffer (as Cornelius Dempsey)
Tony Devlin ... gaffer
Richie Donnelly ... additional clapper loader
Keith Durham ... additional focus puller
Declan Emerson ... camera operator
Donal Gilligan ... additional focus puller
Glynn Harrison ... grip: second unit: Belfast (as Glyn Harrison)
Simon Heck ... clapper loader: Belfast second unit
Jonathan Hession ... still photographer
Martin Holland ... best boy
Malcolm Huse ... grip
Roger Kenney ... camera trainee (as Roger Kenny)
Eddie Loverage ... additional clapper loader
Dochy J. Lowe ... additional clapper loader (as Dochy Lowe)
Colm Maguire ... camera trainee
Paul Mangan ... electrician
Vince McGahon ... steadicam operator
Ivan Meagher ... additional focus puller
John Murphy ... additional clapper loader
Philip Murphy ... additional clapper loader
Paul Notsman ... video playback operator: Belfast second unit
Pat Smallwood ... generator operator
Brendan Walls ... electrician
Simon Walsh ... additional clapper loader
Arthur Wooster ... director of photography: second unit: Belfast
Tim Wooster ... camera operator: Belfast second unit
Hugh-Thomas Cavanagh ... electrician (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Dianne Crittenden ... casting: USA (as Diane Crittenden)
Brendan Donnison ... voice casting
Abi Harris ... casting assistant
Mary Maguire ... casting associate
Lisa-Anne Porter ... casting assistant (as Lisa Anne Porter)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Eyda Butler ... costume maker
Dennis D'Arcy ... costume maker
Judith Devlin ... assistant wardrobe
Des Leach ... costume maker
Patsy Mills ... costume maker
Janet O'Leary ... costume maker
Maria Phelan ... trainee wardrobe
Ger Scully ... wardrobe mistress
Judith Williams ... trainee costume designer

Location Management

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Liz Kenny ... assistant location manager
Andrew Reid ... location manager: second unit, Belfast
Mairead Sandford ... location trainee
Ben Sloan ... location assistant: second unit, Belfast

Music Department

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Hugh Burns ... musician: guitar
Phil Chapman ... music mixer / music recordist
Ross Fitzsimons ... production music coordinator
Richard Hartley ... musician: keyboard / orchestrator
Michael Higham ... music editor
Jay B. Richardson ... music editor (as Jay Richardson)
Dawn Soler ... music supervisor (as Dawn Solér)
Richard Todman ... music editor
Mark Berrow ... musician: violin (uncredited)
Deanna DellaCioppa ... songwriter: "Move With Me" (uncredited)
Kirsten Errington ... music licensing coordinator (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Raymond Boyle ... driver: stand-by props truck
Noel Burke ... driver: minibus
Alan Crozier ... driver: honeywagon and dining bus
Eddie Cullen ... transportation captain
Jimmy Cullen ... driver
Ozzie Dorian ... driver: mobile office
Neil Duggan ... driver
Willie Eager ... driver: lighting truck
Kevin Higgins ... driver: wardrobe truck
Dracey Jobbins ... driver
Sean Kelly ... driver: stand-by props truck
Fiona Mulvey ... driver
Shane Munnelly ... driver: props
Thomas Shortall ... driver: camera truck
Pat Smallwood ... driver: hair/make-up wagon
Brian Thompson ... driver: construction

Other crew

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Kim Blank ... choreographer
Pat Byrne ... football coach
Hannah Corr ... production trainee
Adrienne Curran ... accounts trainee
Joe Curtis ... chef
Jill Dempsey ... crowd coordinator
Maire Doherty ... production trainee
Finoula Dorney ... accounting assistant
Jim Doyle ... accounting assistant
Donna Eperon ... production secretary
Jenny Faherty ... assistant crowd coordinator
Roger Ford ... double: "Danny"
André Fortin ... assistant choreographer (as Andre Fortin)
Leonora Frawley ... assistant locations (as Leanora Frawley)
Tanya Freedman ... production assistant: London
Brendan Gunn ... voice coach
Tarn Harper ... post-production accountant
Helena Hasson ... production trainee
Barbara Holloway ... unit publicist
Andrew Lowe ... production accountant
Aaran Lupton ... caterer (as Aaron Lupton)
Liz McDonagh ... catering manager
Jeanette McGrath ... assistant script supervisor
Colin McIvor ... production runner: Belfast second unit
John McKenna ... armorer
Ruth McMahon ... unit nurse
Karen McSwiney ... assistant accountant
Carol Moorhead ... production coordinator
Richard Morrison ... title designer
Tom Normanly ... production trainee
Sarah O'Leary ... caterer
Lisa Danielle Plasco ... assistant to producer (as Lisa Plasco)
Pat Rambaut ... script supervisor
Karen Rigg ... caterer
Noleen Sharkey ... catering manager
Paul Sharkey ... caterer
Gillian Smullen ... accounting assistant
Siobhan Sweeney ... accounting assistant (as Siobhan Sweeny)
Keith Tyndal ... chef
William Walker ... double: "Sid"
Sarah Wilson ... double: "Lucy" (as Sarah Boyd-Wilson)
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Plot Summary

Danny Mitchell, a working-class Catholic high school student in West Belfast, Ireland, dreams of playing professional soccer, but first he has to perfect his timing. He starts taking dance classes, where he meets Lucy McCloughlin, an upper-crust Protestant, with whom he falls in love. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines Fall in love... With the beat. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Perfect Timing (United States)
  • Mambo! Mambo! Mambo! (Japan, English title)
  • Kick It with Samba - Heiße Rhythmen, große Liebe (Germany)
  • Tanze Samba mit mir (Germany)
  • Mad about mambo (Spain)
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  • 92 min
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Trivia Was the last film to be released by Gramercy Pictures. See more »
Goofs In a bedroom scene, a cutaway to Spike shows him glaring up at Danny but wide shots show him concentrating on a drum he's banging. See more »
Soundtracks Digee Dime See more »
Quotes Lucy McLoughlin: We're just dancing partners, okay?
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