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Out of Control
Music and Words by U2
Published by Universal Music Publishing BV
Except Blue Mountain Music Ltd
Mother Music (IRL)
Performed by U2
Produced by Steve Lillywhite
(p) 1980 Island Records Ltd
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i agree almost completely with renodc's comments. i think i liked it just a touch more. i agree that the dialog was refreshingly witty and interesting, and i loved the subtle nuances brought into the dialog, like the whole background story and bit with the brown sauce i thought was a great addition to the movie, as well as the mustache bit with sally, and the paralyzed old man in the pub. the character development was surprisingly good for the amount of story lines and characters in it, and this was due i think to the variety of types of characters in the film as well as the good acting.
i, too, suggest subtitles; withing the first few minutes of the opening scene my wife and i rewound and put on subtitles. we've spent time in ireland and have many thick accented irish friends, but this at times was too thick for us, which added to the romance and authenticity of the film. this was part of the enjoyment for us was hearing real dialog that wasn't "hollywoodized" for the mainstream market. there are many finer points of the dialog that would require a basic knowledge of irish culture/slang.
recommended if you like interesting and different movies.
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