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A Man of No Importance (1994)

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A middle-aged Irish bus conductor with a passion for the writings of Oscar Wilde causes controversy when he attempts to stage Wilde's Salome in this period drama set in early 1960s Dublin. Alfie Byrne (Albert Finney) is a well-liked local figure, a life-long bachelor who charms his bus passengers with dramatic recitations of Wilde's poetry. One day, he spots a beautiful young woman named Adele (Tara Fitzgerald) who inspires him to attempt to stage Salome with her as the title character. Wilde's

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Mar 29, 2005

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Shows how the life of a Dublin bus conductor is given meaning by his loveof art and beautiful words.

August 30, 2002 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

One of those marvelous little movies that almost no one knows.

August 21, 2002 Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Although it is bittersweet, it is a feel good movie. I left the theater singing the happy song from the credits and feeling elated.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Internet Reviews
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