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Song for a Raggy Boy
(2003)

Country: Ireland

Genre: Drama

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Ireland, 1939. Brother John, a sadistic schoolmaster, has absolute control over the boys at a church reform school. A more humane teacher, William Franklin, arrives at the school and a conflict between the decent man and the cruel headmaster worsens as the boys grow fond of the new teacher. Brother John steps up his harsh domination over them, focusing above all on Franklinís most gifted student Liam...

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Cast

  • Aidan Quinn
  • Iain Glen
  • Marc Warren
  • John Travers
    (Liam Mercier)
  • Chris Newman
    (Patrick Delaney)
  • Andrew Simpson
    (Gerard Peters)
  • Mark Butler
    (Downey)
  • Bernard Manning
    (Rogers)
  • Samuel Bright
    (Ryan)
  • Robert Sheehan
    (O Reilly)
  • Caoimhin 'Tojo' Barry Doherty
    (Murphy)
  • Michael McGee
    (Lynch)
  • John Collins
    (O Connor)
  • Michael Scott
    (Flynn)
  • Robert White
    (Galvin)
  • Michael Sloan
    (Sean Peters)
  • Juan José Ballesta
    (Ernesto)

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Affecting but a bit pat. Good to see Andrew Simpson, who appeared in Notes on a Scandal two years later.

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Great film a must watch for everyone.

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Hard to believe that people supposed to care for children, could hold such malice and evil in their hearts. A great movie, as it makes you feel the full range of human emotion.

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