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Angela’s Ashes

Angela’s Ashes

Dec. 25, 1999 145 Min.
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Director

Alan Parker
Director

Cast

Emily Watson isAngela McCourt
Angela McCourt
Robert Carlyle isMalachy McCourt
Malachy McCourt
Joe Breen isYoung Frank
Young Frank
Michael Legge isOlder Frank
Older Frank
Ciaran Owens isMiddle Frank
Middle Frank
J.J. Murphy isSt. Vincent Man #2
St. Vincent Man #2
Ronnie Masterson isGrandma Sheehan
Grandma Sheehan
Pauline McLynn isAunt Aggie
Aunt Aggie
Liam Carney isUncle Pa Keating
Uncle Pa Keating

Synopsis

Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela’s Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film opens with the family in Brooklyn, but following the death of one of Frankie’s siblings, they return home, only to find the situation there even worse. Prejudice against Frankie’s Northern Irish father makes his search for employment in the Republic difficult despite his having fought for the IRA, and when he does find money, he spends the money on drink.

Angela’s Ashes
Angela’s Ashes
Angela’s Ashes
Original title Angela's Ashes
TMDb Rating 6.9 85 votes

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