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The Snapper

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  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • THE SNAPPER is a humorous look at what happens when an unmarried, working class Irish girl, Sharon Curley (Tina Kellegher) gets pregnant and refuses to identify the father. Steeped in the atmosphere and dialogue of present-day Dublin, screenwriter Roddy Doyle and director Stephen Frears create a charming and realistic slice of suburban Irish life. The film was followed by Doyle and Frears' collaboration on THE VAN, the third of the "Barrytown" trilogy.
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  • Credits
    Colm Meaney, Tina Kellegher, Ruth McCabe, Pat Laffan
  • Critic Reviews
    "...Tartly witty comedy....[THE SNAPPER] brings this squabbling community to vibrant life." -- Rating: B+
    Entertainment Weekly

    "...THE SNAPPER is a lively, likable slice of Dublin working-class comedy....[The] casting and playing are uniformly tops..."
    Variety

    "...A small, joyful lark of a film....The Curleys and their friends are a most engaging lot..."
    New York Times

    "...An irresistible delight..."
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