Boy from Mercury (1996)

Boy from Mercury


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This sprightly, nostalgic and ultimately sentimental Irish drama is suitable for family viewing. It centers on an 8-year-old boy who devises an imaginative way to cope with his grief and loneliness after his father dies. Set in Dublin around 1960, the tale centers on Harry Cronin, who decides, in the face of his elder brother's neglect and his father's death that he and his dog are aliens on a special mission from Mercury. Fueled by his love of old Flash Gordon films, he constructs an elaborate … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama, Kids & Family


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as Uncle Tony

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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | April 10, 2001
Empire Magazine

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