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Sunburn (1999)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 12 July 2001 (Germany)
A group of Irish college students are about to leave for the United States, where they've landed summer jobs on Long Island, New York. Working hard in the day and playing even harder at ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paloma Baeza ... Aideen Higgins
Cillian Murphy ... Davin McDerby
Barry Ward ... Robert Fiske
Michael Liebmann Michael Liebmann ... Billy Conlin (as Michael Liebman)
Ingeborga Dapkunaite ... Carolyn Kramer
Henry Abbott Henry Abbott ... Jonty
Juan Alzate Juan Alzate ... Telegram Clerk
Lane Ameen Lane Ameen ... Lester
May Ameen May Ameen ... Lester's Wife
Ronan Barry Ronan Barry ... Boxing Timekeeper
Gene Case Gene Case ... Boat Captain
Alex Cohen Alex Cohen ... Boat Crewman
Iain Conway Iain Conway ... Shoes
John Cronin John Cronin ... Arcade Gun Boy
Sandra Devaney Sandra Devaney ... Ann
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A group of Irish college students are about to leave for the United States, where they've landed summer jobs on Long Island, New York. Working hard in the day and playing even harder at night, they relish the opportunity to enjoy adult life far from the eyes of their families. This will be a summer to remember for the rest of their lives. Written by Anonymous

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Get too close to the action and you might just get burnt.

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Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 2001 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Saules nudeginti See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland See more »

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Aideen Higgins: Do you think she's attractive?
Davin McDerby: Veronica? Yeah. In an obvious please-fuck-me kind of a way.
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sweet,coming of age mini saga of young Irish immigrants summering in Montauk,sensitively written and filmed
26 November 2006 | by garrahanSee all my reviews

A sensitive portrayal of young Irish immigrants who come to the United States to work. They enjoy a casual lifestyle while enjoying the company of each other for one summer. It evolves as a "coming of age" mini-saga.The players interact romantically and emotionally whilst seeking to find work and support themselves. Interestingly, it appears that for most of the actors, this opportunity to film in the US was their first acting gig.As a result, the film imparted a sweet, truthful feeling. The writing was smooth; the filming transitionally lovely. While some scenes were of a sexual nature, I would recommend this film as a 13 plus target group without hesitation.


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