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Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)

Song for a Raggy Boy
7.3 Rating
(32 ratings)
7.5 IMDB rating

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Aidan Quinn

Aidan Quinn

William Franklin
Iain Glen

Iain Glen

Brother John
Marc Warren

Marc Warren

Brother Mac
Dudley Sutton

Dudley Sutton

Brother Tom
Alan Devlin

Alan Devlin

Father Damian
Stuart Graham

Stuart Graham

Brother Whelan
John Travers

John Travers

Liam Mercier 636
Chris Newman

Chris Newman

Patrick Delaney 743


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Kevin Byron Murphy

Kevin Byron Murphy



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Brilliant movie

6 years, 9 months ago at Jun 29 22:59
I watched this movie with tears in my eyes. No other movie until know was able to make me feel such pain – almost physical just from watching the story that unfolds on the screen. With risk to repeat myself I must note that this was probably the hardest movie to watch from all I have seen until the moment.

I made few notes when it started – there were about the interesting chara... read more
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Description: In 1939 William Franklin, an anti-Franco veteran of the bloody Spanish Civil War, arrives as first-ever lay teacher in a strict Catholic Reformatory and Industrial School for wayward boys. He soon learns the academic challenge is formidable, many boys being still illiterate, but gradually earns their trust, respect, in time almost dev ... (more)
Release date: 22 August 2003
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