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Stella Days (2011)

TV-14 | | Drama | 22 June 2012 (USA)
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A small town cinema in rural Ireland becomes the setting for a dramatic struggle between faith and passion, Rome and Hollywood and a man and his conscience.

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Michael Doorley (inspired: by the memoir "Stella Days" by), Antoine O. Flatharta
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Credited cast:
Barbara Adair Barbara Adair ... Peggy
Sarah Ahearne Sarah Ahearne ... Small Girl
Brendan Conroy Brendan Conroy ... Billy
Sheila Cox Sheila Cox ... Legion of Mary Woman 2
Derbhle Crotty Derbhle Crotty ... Julia McSweeney (as Derbhla Crotty)
Alan Curran Alan Curran ... Verger
Seán Doyle ... Jumper
Gail Fitzpatrick Gail Fitzpatrick ... Sally
John Galvin John Galvin ... Priest
Noel Gaskin Noel Gaskin ... Fr Keenan
Stephen Gillic Stephen Gillic ... Young Daniel
Trystan Gravelle ... Tim Lynch
David Herlihy David Herlihy ... Emmet Quinn
Tom Hickey ... Bishop Hegarty
Amy Huberman ... Eileen
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A small town cinema in rural Ireland becomes the setting for a dramatic struggle between faith and passion, Rome and Hollywood and a man and his conscience.

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One man, a small town and a big idea.

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Drama

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Trivia

Romola Garai was attached for so long to Stella Days, but when the filming could finally go ahead, she had to drop out due to schedule conflicts with other projects. See more »

Quotes

Brendan McSweeney: The bishop is a plain speaking man.
Fr. Daniel Barry: I will tell him you said so.
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Connections

Features From Here to Eternity (1953) See more »

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Date at the Beach
Written by George Duning
Courtesy of Columbia Pictures
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Martin Sheen gives another good performance in the independent drama Stella Days
18 February 2013 | by tavmSee all my reviews

Just watched this independent film starring Martin Sheen on Netflix disc with my mom. We both pretty much enjoyed this drama about Sheen as a priest finding himself stuck in Ireland instead of going back to Rome when a bishop inquires him about building a new church. In order to get some funds in order, however, Sheen suggests a cinema which meets some opposition from a politician who decries the "American filth" invading the Irish populace during the not-so-modern '50s timeline as the public is also starting to get used to some electric appliances. There's more to this drama but I'll stop there and just say that while I didn't always know what was going on initially, by the end, I think I understood enough. So on that note, Stella Days is recommended.


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