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Sunset Heights (1999)

| June 1999 (UK)
In Ireland, Luke Bradley becomes caught between two rival gangs following the murder of his son.

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Colm Villa

Writer:

Colm Villa
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Toby Stephens ... Luke Bradley
Jim Norton ... Sam Magee The Preacher
James Cosmo ... MacDonald
Patrick O'Kane ... Friday Knight
Peter Ballance Peter Ballance ... Rory McCormick
Michael Liebmann Michael Liebmann ... Miller (as Michael Liebman)
Joe Rea Joe Rea ... Victor Crocket
Emer McCourt ... Emer Bradley
B.J. Hogg B.J. Hogg ... Minister
Christian Burgess Christian Burgess ... Hotel Manager
Seamus Ball Seamus Ball ... Mayor Begley
Don Baker ... Harry Bonner
Marcella Riordan Marcella Riordan ... Margaret
Brenda Winter Brenda Winter ... Marcia
Gordon Fulton ... Hughes
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Set sometime in the near future in an Ireland free of British rule, two ruling gangs come together over the abduction and death of several small boys. The most recent occurrence, the drowning of Luke Bradley's son, seems to point to a man known as The Preacher. Once his guilt is decided, the gangs offer Bradley the chance to take his revenge, and kill The Preacher. Written by Ailis

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Appalling
30 August 1999 | by bloke-8See all my reviews

No wonder the Irish film industry is virtually non-existent. I'm Irish and I'm embarrassed that drivel like this is seen to represent Irish film. If the powers that be keep dumping money into pointless dreck like this we'll never have a healthy indigenous film making community. Some of the worst acting I've ever seen, a tedious over-written script and a deeply stupid ending.


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