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The Dead (John Huston's The Dead) (1987)

The Dead
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Helena Carroll Helena Carroll
Aunt Kate
Cathleen Delany Cathleen Delany
Aunt Julia
Kate O Kate O'Toole
Miss Furlong
Bairbre Dowling Bairbre Dowling
Miss Higgins
Maria Hayden Maria Hayden
Miss O'Callaghan
Cormac O Cormac O'Herlihy
Mr. Kerrigan
Colm Meaney Colm Meaney
Mr. Bergin


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


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5 years, 11 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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Release date: 16 September 1987
Tags: Drama (7), Nostalgia (4), Holiday (4), Death (4), Christmas (3), Love Triangle (3), Party (3), Friendship (3), 1987 (3), Reunion (3), 1980s (2), Psychological Drama (2), Based On Short Story (2), Mother Son Relationship (2), 80's (2), Irish (2), Family Secrets (2), Reminiscence (2), Ireland (2), Pain (2)
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