Dancing At Lughnasa

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Run time: 95 mins

In Theaters: Friday 13th November 1998

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Classics

Production compaines: Bórd Scannán na hÉireann, Radio Teléfis Éireann


Contactmusic.com: 2 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 65%
Fresh: 20 Rotten: 11

IMDB: 6.3 / 10

Cast & Crew



Starring: Meryl Streep as Kate Mundy, Catherine McCormack as Christina 'Chrissy' Mundy, Brid Brennan as Agnes 'Aggie' Mundy, Kathy Burke as Margaret 'Maggie' Mundy, Sophie Thompson as Rose 'Rosie' Mundy, Michael Gambon as Father Jack Mundy, Rhys Ifans as Gerry Evans, Lorcan Cranitch as Danny Bradley, Darrell Johnston as Michael 'Mike' Mundy, John Kavanagh as Father Carlin, Marie Mullen as Vera McLoughlin, Dawn Bradfield as Sophie McLoughlin, Peter Gowen as Austin Morgan, Kate O'Toole as Chemist

Dancing At Lughnasa Movie Review

Meryl Streep has made some dull movies in her life, but -- whew! -- none so limp as this. In Dancing at Lughnasa, five downtrodden sisters in 1930s Ireland cope with the arrival of a dying/crazy brother as well as the father of one of thier sons. They may be sad sacks, but play a little ditty and these girls get up off their feet and hit the dance floor -- er, the dance dirt, seeing as there's not much floor to hit. Confused, random, and awfully self-important, this film should never have been made.


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Dancing At Lughnasa Rating

" Grim "


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