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Come on Eileen (2012)





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Eileen is a mother of two children, who are both about to fly the nest. Summer stretches out in front of the family who, except for Eileen, have plans to go abroad, to a festival, to their dad's wedding. A new relationship suddenly comes into her life, and briefly she blooms. However Bill the new boyfriend, a pot smoking ex cricketer has his own problems. Their fling opens the door to insecurity and paranoia for Eileen, and one day under the guise of celebrating her new "love" she has a drink. Once she starts she doesn't stop... The film treads a constant line between darkness and humour as it moves from its beginning in a sedate suburban cricket club to its conclusion at a music festival. -- (C) Official Site

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There is something appealingly messy about "Come On Eileen," the first feature from Finola Geraghty and one of the few to face alcoholism from a female point of view...

March 22, 2012 | Rating: 3/5

The film betrays an eager crowd-pleaser's impulse toward on-the-nose dialogue and resolution on command.

March 20, 2012 | Full Review…

Rarely leaves the realm of the obvious and the literal.

March 22, 2012 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

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