Based on the play of the same name, this movie tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969), with the consequence that they run away to Australia.
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This movie takes place in 1970. See more
The train that passes under the Tate's Avenue bridge at the start of the film (in the impressive aerial shot) is of a type not introduced on the Northern Ireland Railways network until 1974. It is also sporting a recent colour scheme which places it at the start of the current century. See more
Anyway, he's had nothing new for ages.
Aye, I know how he feels.
Didn't I get you those washing gloves you wanted.
25 March 2005 (UK)
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Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $456,150
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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