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Hard Shoulder (1990)

Charlie Henshaw is a lowlife salesman and generally shady character. Faced with the unlikely task of having to sell a job lot of stolen fire extinguishers, he decides to recruit some help. ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Olwen Fouéré ... Ella Burke (as Olwen Fouere)
Johnny Murphy ... Charlie Henshaw
Donal O'Kelly Donal O'Kelly ... Tony
Geoffrey Golden Geoffrey Golden ... Burke (as Geoff Golden)
Eamonn Hunt Eamonn Hunt ... Michael
Gina Moxley Gina Moxley ... Secretary
Kira Carroll Kira Carroll ... Jackie
Tom O'Brien Tom O'Brien ... Taxi Driver
Pat Leavy Pat Leavy ... Landlady
Jackie Mulvey Roantree Jackie Mulvey Roantree ... Young Woman Selling (as Jackie Mulvey)
David Gorry David Gorry ... Young Man Selling
Carmel Rooney Carmel Rooney ... Housewife
Sheila Flitton Sheila Flitton ... Mother
Michael O'Brian Michael O'Brian ... Father (as Michael Ó Briain)
Mick Nolan Mick Nolan ... Spanner
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Charlie Henshaw is a lowlife salesman and generally shady character. Faced with the unlikely task of having to sell a job lot of stolen fire extinguishers, he decides to recruit some help. When the mysterious Ella and innocent Tony sign up, we have the unlikely beginning of a road movie with a difference. Crammed into Henshaw's car with their improbable merchandise, they head west across Ireland. We slowly discover that each of them is traveling for a very different reason. Each has a secret and a past that seem destined to catch up with them by the end of the trip. By turns comic and tragic, Hard Shoulder takes you along on a journey across Ireland with a delightfully uncertain ending. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 February 1990 (Ireland) See more »

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Production Co:

Mirror Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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