Agnes Browne (1999)

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Actress Anjelica Huston directed and stars in this drama based on Brendan O'Carroll's novel The Mammy. Set in Dublin in 1967, Agnes Browne (Anjelica Huston) is the mother of seven children, barely making ends meet when her husband dies, leaving her to figure out not only how to support the family, but also how to pay for a funeral. To cover the burial expenses, Agnes resorts to borrowing money from a loan shark (Ray Winstone) who isn't interested in special deals for widows or orphans. Agnes … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama , Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: John Goldsmith , Brendan O'Carroll
In Theaters:
On DVD: Aug 22, 2000
Runtime:
Universal Pictures

Cast


as Agnes Browne

as Marion Monks

as Mark Browne

as Frankie Browne

as Cathy Browne

as Simon Browne

as Dermot Browne

as Rory Browne

as Trevor Browne

as Mr. Billy

as Mr. Aherne

as Himself

as Girl at Social Secur...

as Fat Annie

as Winnie the Mackerel

as Seamus the Drunk

as Traditional musician

as Traditional musician

as Traditional musician

as Traditional musician

as Jacko the Box

as Liam the Sweeper

as Traditional musician

as Traditional musician

as Woman in market

as Traditional musician

as Woman in market

as Traditional musician

as Woman with jumpers

as Tommo Monks

as Church Soprano

as Hearse driver

as Carmichael

as Rooney

as The Widow Clarke

as Woman buying fish

as Post office clerk

as Shopkeeper

as Sparticus the dog

as Market spiv

as Mary Dowdall

as Shop assistant

as Mr. Foley

as Butcher

as Posh customer with d...

as Shop assistant

as Band on seaside pavi...

as Man in pub

as Woman in Pub

as Singer in Restaurant

as Restaurant Band Memb...

as Mr. Foley

as Restaurant Band Memb...

as Restaurant Band Memb...

as Tom O'Toole

as Nun in mortuary

as Nurse in mortuary

as Wally the ticket tou...

as Receptionist At The ...

as Mr. O'Dwyer

as Restaurant band

as Tom Jones' minder

as Member of the Tom Jo...

as Member of the Tom Jo...

as Member of the Tom Jo...

as Member of the Tom Jo...

as The Tom Jones Band

as Church Soprano

as Restaurant Band Memb...
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Critic Reviews for Agnes Browne

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Set in Dublin in 1967, this extremely old-fashioned melodrama, about the struggle of a young widow to support her large family, is a throwback to the woman's picture of yesteryear and barely a notch above TV-Movie-of-the Week.

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
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Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | January 1, 2000
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What can one say about a film whose idea of comedy is having the two women sit around discussing whether or not they've had an 'organism' or not?

Full Review… | December 20, 2004
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