Da (1988)




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Charlie (Martin Sheen) deals with the death of his Irish immigrant father in this wistful drama. Barnard Hughes reprises his stage role of Da for the film version, with Doreen Hepburn as his wife. Time shifts from Charlie (Karl Hayden) as a youth to the present where he prepares to fly to Ireland for the funeral. Although both parents are gone, the adult Charlie's vivid memories of them and his childhood unleashes a wave of grief.

Rating: PG (adult situations/language)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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Written By: Hugh Leonard
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Virgin Vision


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as Mrs. Prynne

as Young Oliver

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