Angela's Ashes

  • Directed By: Alan Parker

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.

Emily Watson

Angela McCourt

Robert Carlyle

Malachy McCourt

Joe Breen

Young Frank

Michael Legge

Older Frank

Ciaran Owens

Middle Frank

J.J. Murphy

St. Vincent Man #2

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Writers: Laura Jones
Meta Score: Coming Soon
Rotten Tomaotes: Coming Soon
Studio: Paramount
Universal Pictures
Release Date: Dec 24th, 1999
Box Office: Not Available
Budget: Not Available
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