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Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

R 135 minutes

Directed by Neil Jordan
Written by Neil Jordan, Pat McCabe

Starring
  Cillian Murphy
  Liam Neeson
  Ruth Negga
  Laurence Kinlan
  Stephen Rea
  Brendan Gleeson

Comedy, Drama


Synopsis: Set in the 1970s, Breakfast on Pluto follows the exploits of Patrick Braden (Murphy), an endearing, but deceptively tough young man. Abandoned as a baby in his small Irish hometown and aware from a very early age that he is different, Patrick survives this harsh environment with the aid of his wit and charm, plus a sweet refusal to let anyone and anything change who he is. Jordan weaves a wonderfully surreal and magical tale to bring us this funny, moving and poignant rites of passage account of a young man enduring the trials and tribulations he faces with a smile and unwavering faith in the inherent goodness in us all.

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