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The Dead

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Starring (View all)
Helena Carroll Helena Carroll
Aunt Kate
Cathleen Delany Cathleen Delany
Aunt Julia
Kate O Kate O'Toole
Miss Furlong
Colm Meaney Colm Meaney
Mr. Bergin
Ingrid Craigie Ingrid Craigie
Mary Jane
Dan O Dan O'Herlihy
Mr. Brown


Written by
Tony Huston Tony Huston
(screenplay)
James Joyce James Joyce
(story Dubliners)


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The Dead

9 years, 10 months ago at Apr 28 21:34
If there’s any writer that practically defines the term “near impossible to film” it would be James Joyce. His works are densely layered cerebral works, and “The Dead” taken from his short story collection Dubliners is just two scenes. But John Huston always had a way with difficult writers, and here, in his last film, managed to find a way into Joyce’s prose and emerge with an elegiac... read more
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Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them.
Release date: 18 December 1987
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