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Angela's Ashes
Directed by:
Alan Parker

"Angela's Ashes" (also known as "Asche meiner Mutter, Die", "Ceneri di Angela, Le") is a Drama film directed by Alan Parker, and written by Laura Jones (screenplay), released on December 25 of 1999 in the USA . Emily Watson and Robert Carlyle are starring, alongside Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens, Michael Legge and Ronnie Masterson.

Who directed "Angela's Ashes":

Angela's Ashes was directed by Alan Parker, an English director, writer, actor, composer, and producer.

Before directing Angela's Ashes, Alan Parker had directed Evita, released in 1996, The Road to Wellville (1994), The Commitments (1991), Come See the Paradise (1990), Mississippi Burning (1988), and Angel Heart (1987). Since, he directed The Life of David Gale, released in 2003.

What was the release date of "Angela's Ashes":

Angela's Ashes was initally released in the United States on Saturday, December 25, 1999. Also released on this day were Galaxy Quest (dir. Dean Parisot), Play It to the Bone (dir. Ron Shelton), and Titus (dir. Julie Taymor). This was nineteen (19) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, January 14, 2000 in the United Kingdom; Friday, January 21, 2000 in Spain; Wednesday, March 22, 2000 in France; Thursday, March 02, 2000 in Germany; Friday, February 11, 2000 in Italy; Thursday, May 18, 2000 in Australia and on Saturday, October 28, 2000 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Angela's Ashes":

At the casting of Angela's Ashes we find Emily Watson, previously seen in Cradle Will Rock (1999) and Hilary and Jackie (1998); Robert Carlyle (The World Is Not Enough (1999), Ravenous (1999)); Joe Breen [ more... ]

  • Liam Carney and Eanna MacLiam also worked together in The Commitments, released in 1991.
  • Emily Watson and Liam Carney can both be seen in The Boxer, released in 1997.
  • Liam Carney and Eanna MacLiam can also be seen in On the Edge, released in 2001.

What is the Storyline of "Angela's Ashes":

This film is an adaption of the memoir by the same name. It tells the story of Frank McCourt and his childhood after his family is forced to move from America back to Ireland because of financial difficulties and family problems derived from his father's alcoholism. The film chronicles young McCourt's life in Limerick, Ireland, during his childhood in the 1930s and '40s, the difficulties that ensued, and finally Frank's way of earning enough money to return to the land of his dreams: America. Michael Legge [...]

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