Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)
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as Kate Mundy
as Father Jack Mundy
as Christina Mundy
as Maggie Mundy
as Rose Mundy
as Agnes Mundy
as Gerry Evans
as Michael Mundy
as Danny Bradley
as Austin Morgan
as Sophie McLoughlin
as Vera McLoughlin
as Father Carlin
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Critic Reviews for Dancing at Lughnasa
so beautifully captures the details of its time and place and its characters' lives that it's difficult to resist being drawn in.
A meditative film that lyrically affirms the small acts of love, courage, and kindness that knit a family together in the face of hardship and change.
Audience Reviews for Dancing at Lughnasa
A strong cast and a a sweet story about sisters in a small Irish town.
An okay movie starring Meryl Streep playing the eldest of 5 unmarried sisters in 1930's Ireland trying to keep life as normal as possible. Her Irish accent was impeccable. This movie had an incredible amount of potential but just seemed to continuously fizzle the last hour... as a matter of fact I am not even sure how it ended. Disappointing.
Where is the plot? Out of curiousity I would like to know if there was actually a plot. I saw some interesting and well-done characters, but I never saw them do much of anything, and nothing ever happened. I am thus led to the conclusion that these actors were paid to make characters and talk, but there was never a script written for them to know what to do in a scene. I'm sorry to those of you that liked the movie, but I couldn't find a purpose or a reason to make this film.
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