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Man About Dog (2004)

Man About dog is an irreverent, witty and fast paced comedy caper about a tale of 3 losers who leave their quaint town with a debt of $50k to a bookie, only to embark on a journey of ... See full summary »

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Paddy Breathnach

Writer:

Pearse Elliott
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Cast

Credited cast:
Allen Leech ... Mo Chara (as Alan Leech)
Tom Murphy Tom Murphy ... Cerebral Paulsy (as Tom Jordan Murphy)
Ciaran Nolan Ciaran Nolan ... Scud Murphy
Sean McGinley ... J.P. McCallion
Pat Shortt Pat Shortt ... Fergie
Fionnula Flanagan ... Olivia
Martin Rogan Martin Rogan ... Mooney
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Lisa Andrews Lisa Andrews ... Shauneen
Seamus Ball Seamus Ball ... Sweeney
Rosina Brown Rosina Brown ... Mo Chara's Ma
James Collins James Collins ... Fergie's Gang #3
Johnny Collins ... Fergie's Gang #1
Michael Collins Michael Collins ... Tiny
Paddy Collins Paddy Collins ... Fergie's Gang #2
Aoife Connolly Aoife Connolly ... Nurse #1
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Man About dog is an irreverent, witty and fast paced comedy caper about a tale of 3 losers who leave their quaint town with a debt of $50k to a bookie, only to embark on a journey of self-debauchery courtesy of drink, greyhounds, and hookers... Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Ireland | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 October 2004 (Ireland) See more »

Also Known As:

Correndo pra Cachorro See more »

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Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,651,081
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Color
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My Friend Jim
Written by Jerry Fish
Performed by Jerry Fish & The Mudbug Club
Licensed and Published by Jerry Fish Records
Courtesy of Jerry Fish
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Good Harless Fun
5 December 2007 | by ed_two_o_nineSee all my reviews

Well good harmless fun if you do not mind a lot of swearing (it is set in Ireland after all). This pleasant little film about three chancers acquiring a greyhound that they end up entering in Irelands biggest hare coursing festival is a well made piece of escapism from the humdrum of Belfast life. The film is well made running to a tight time scale with little to no wasted scenes, featuring good performances from a cast most of whom I was unfamiliar. Without ruining it for anyone this is the sort of film where you can see the end coming a mile off, but because of this fact it makes it harder for the director to entertain you which they manage with aplomb. Some viewers may have problems with the thick Irish accents but it is well worth persevering with.


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