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Angela's Ashes (1999)  link to Angela's Ashes on IMDb  

Number: 674

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IMDb Rating:
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7.1/10 (12655 votes)

Country: USA, 145 minutes

Spoken Languages: English

Genre(s): Drama

Director(s): Alan Parker

Cast: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Pauline McLynn, Devon Murray, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens, Michael Legge, Ronnie Masterson, Liam Carney, Eanna MacLiam

Medium: DVD R/RW,

Plot Outline: 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.

Location: Library

Loaned: No

Aspect ratio: 1.85:1