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The Crush (2010)

An 8 year old schoolboy is so besotted with his teacher that he challenges her boyfriend to a duel...to the death.

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Michael Creagh

Writer:

Michael Creagh
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Olga Wehrly ... Miss Purdy
Rory Keenan ... Boyfriend
Oran Creagh ... Ardal Travis
Charlie Bonner Charlie Bonner ... Dad
Neilí Conroy Neilí Conroy ... Mum
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Eight year old Ardal develops a crush on his nice teacher Miss Purdy and decides that her loutish boyfriend is not good enough for her so he challenges him to a duel. The duellists meet but,unlike his rival,Ardal has a real gun,stolen from his Garda father. The duel produces results... Written by don @ minifie-1

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Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Увлечение See more »

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Screen Ireland See more »
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Featured in The 83rd Annual Academy Awards (2011) See more »

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Change My Mind
Written and Performed by David Geraghty
Additional vocals by Clare Finglass
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Oran Creagh
28 November 2017 | by KirpianuscusSee all my reviews

he is the axis of this short film, more than the story or the performances of his partners. his look, his credible Travis, reminding the first love for a teacher from early school years and the clear- profound perspective about adults. result, a lovely film about the wise boy changing lives, proposing verdicts and giving fundamental lessons. all - in the right cinematography package.


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