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Time Out says

Lamb (Neeson), a Catholic priest teaching at a grim remand home for boys on the Irish coast, focuses his charity upon a young ten-year-old (O'Conor) who is subject to fits. When left a small legacy, he takes flight with the boy to London. Alas, as the money slowly runs out, the little good they had between them is threatened by a sordid and uncaring city. Taken from the novel by Bernard MacLaverty, the film very movingly achieves many of those things which are often so difficult in cinema. A portrait of goodness, religion at work, and a multi-faceted view of human character. CPea.
Written by CPea

Release Details

  • Duration:110 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Colin Gregg
  • Screenwriter:Bernard MacLaverty
  • Cast:
    • Liam Neeson
    • Harry Towb
    • Hugh O'Conor
    • Frances Tomelty
    • Ian Bannen
    • Denis Carey
    • Eileen Kennally
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