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When Moore Street market-trader Agnes Brown finds her livelihood under threat from a ruthless developer, she and her family embark on a campaign to save her stall, aided as only the Browns will be by a motley troop of blind trainee Ninjas, an alcoholic solicitor, and a barrister with Tourettes Syndrome.Written by
The market street in the film is Moore Street, Dublin; which is well known in Ireland for its fruit and vegetable stalls. The prams featured in the opening sequence are traditionally used by illegal traders not by officially licensed stall holders but are a common sight on Henry Street. See more »
When Dermot and Maria visit Mrs Brown at her stall at the beginning of the film (when Dermot is wearing the gecko costume) in some shots the bunch of papers he is holding has a rubber band around them, and some there isn't. See more »
Extra scenes and fails are shown along with the ending credits. See more »
I really looked forward to seeing this. I love the TV show. Put simply though, like so many great television comedies, it just doesn't work in a full length movie. Of course there are funny (or at least mildly amusing) moments, but just not enough of them to carry the rather absurd plot. The solicitor's character and affliction had rich comedic potential, but was wasted in style. Hopefully this disappointing effort will not damage the reputation of what is a great success story. If you get bored like I did, at least the last line gets the biggest laugh of the whole thing (at least it did when I was there). However, that says more about the quality of what has gone before than it does about that moment.
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