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Handel's Last Chance (1996)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Family | TV Movie
A Dublin street kid is selected as a choirboy for Handel's first performance of The Messiah. His friendship helps deliver the composer from a temporary lack of self esteem and restores his great glory.

Director:

Milan Cheylov

Writers:

David Devine (story), Marlene Matthews
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Leon Pownall Leon Pownall ... George Friedrich Handel
Tod Fennell ... Jamie O'Flaherty
Gerard Parkes ... Jonathan Swift
Seana McKenna Seana McKenna ... Mary Margaret O'Flaherty
Cody Jones Cody Jones ... Wee Hugh Brannigan
Steven Miller Steven Miller ... Toby Binton
Jennifer Rockett Jennifer Rockett ... Miss Abbott
Alegra Calder Alegra Calder ... Miss Cibber
Jan Nemejovský ... Headmaster
Marek Tapák Marek Tapák ... Constable
Ladislav Kerata Ladislav Kerata ... Landlord
Herbert Moulton Herbert Moulton ... Vendor
Peter Bzdúch Peter Bzdúch ... Butcher
Jakub Mrva Jakub Mrva ... Toby's Friend
Jakub Gogál Jakub Gogál ... Toby's Friend
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A Dublin street kid is selected as a choirboy for Handel's first performance of The Messiah. His friendship helps deliver the composer from a temporary lack of self esteem and restores his great glory.

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Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

Canada | Slovakia

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Händel utolsó esélye See more »

Filming Locations:

Castá, Slovakia See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Devine Entertainment See more »
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Color
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Filming took 5 days at Cerveny Kamen Castle above Casta, Slovakia, and 8 days at St. Martin's Cathedral in Bratislava, Slovakia. See more »

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Pretty Good
4 October 2001 | by wluckeydooSee all my reviews

This movie was pretty good actually. we watched it in my music appreciation class at school. it's about this kid that steals chicken and his mom works in a cathedral or something and she gets george friedrick handel to tell the dude she works for to get her son out of jail then oddly enough handel finds out while the boy is cleaning the floor that he could sing and was so much better than the poor excuse for a choir they had. If your interested in classical music and musicians and baroque period this is a good movie for ya


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