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Directed by:
Bruce Beresford

Starring Sophie Vavasseur, Niall Beagan, Pierce Brosnan, Mairead Devlin, Frank Kelly and Claire Mullan, "Evelyn" is a Drama film directed by Bruce Beresford, released on October 04 of 2002 in the USA.

The story of a father's love that changed a nation

Who directed "Evelyn":

Evelyn was directed by Bruce Beresford, an Australian director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before Evelyn, Bruce Beresford had directed Bride of the Wind, released in 2001, Double Jeopardy (1999), Last Dance (1996), Silent Fall (1994), A Good Man in Africa (1994), and Rich in Love (1993). Since, he directed The Contract, released in 2006, Mao's Last Dancer (2009), Peace, Love, & Misunderstanding (2011).

What was the release date of "Evelyn":

Evelyn was first released in the United States on Friday, October 04, 2002. Another film released on Friday, October 04, 2002 is Welcome to Collinwood (dir. Anthony Russo and Joe Russo). This was seventeen (17) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, March 21, 2003 in the United Kingdom; Monday, September 09, 2002 in Canada; Friday, October 03, 2003 in France; Friday, April 04, 2003 in Spain and on Thursday, May 06, 2004 in Australia.

What is the cast of "Evelyn":

At the casting of Evelyn we find Sophie Vavasseur (Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004), Becoming Jane (2007)); Niall Beagan, Pierce Brosnan (The World Is Not Enough (1999), Grey Owl (1999)) [ more... ]

  • Stephen Rea and Alvaro Lucchesi, Des Braiden also worked together in Bloom, released in 2003.
  • Bosco Hogan and Pierce Brosnan, Frank Kelly can also be seen in Taffin, released in 1988.
  • Alvaro Lucchesi and Garrett Keogh also appeared in Angela's Ashes, released in 1999.

What is the Storyline of "Evelyn":

Nine-year-old Evelyn Doyle's (Sophie Vavasseur) mother has abandoned the family, leaving her out-of-work father Desmond Doyle (Pierce Brosnan) to raise Evelyn and her two brothers, Maurice (Hugh MacDonagh) and Dermot (Niall Beagan) on his own. Matters are only made worse when Desmond's mother-in-law (Claire Mullan) reports the abandonment of the children to the authorities. Irish law prohibits the children from being raised in a "broken home" and places the children in Church-run orphanages.

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