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Showbands (2005)

It's Ireland in the 1960s and showbands and ballrooms are big business. However, Tony is struggling to repay his bank loan and is in danger of losing his ballroom. In order to save it, he ... See full summary »

Director:

Ian Fitzgibbon (as Ian FitzGibbon)

Writer:

John Moloney
3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Liam Cunningham ... Tony Golden
Kerry Katona ... Denise
Tina Kellegher ... Gemma
Don Wycherley Don Wycherley ... Frank
Denis Conway Denis Conway ... Alan Rendell
Hugh O'Conor ... Karl
Tomás Ó Súilleabháin Tomás Ó Súilleabháin ... Ricky Duvall (as Tom Ó Súilleabháin)
Philip O'Sullivan ... Fr. Healy
Rory Keenan ... Keith
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Donal Beecher Donal Beecher ... Wayne
Ruth Bradley ... Maggie
Paddy C. Courtney Paddy C. Courtney ... Radio Presenter
Alexander Downes Alexander Downes ... Louie
Kathy Downes Kathy Downes ... Sheila
Dessie Gallagher Dessie Gallagher ... Jimmy
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Storyline

It's Ireland in the 1960s and showbands and ballrooms are big business. However, Tony is struggling to repay his bank loan and is in danger of losing his ballroom. In order to save it, he sets out to turn unknown female performer Denise into a superstar practically overnight.

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Get ready for the most fun since "The Commitments".

Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 January 2005 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Showbands - tie tähtiin See more »

Filming Locations:

County Galway, Ireland

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Budget:

€3,000,000 (estimated)
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Alternate Versions

Showbands was originally broadcast on Irish TV as a 2-part TV movie (50 minutes/episode). All international broadcasts and the Irish DVD release is the full 100 minute TV-movie in one-part. See more »

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Followed by Showbands II (2006) See more »

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