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Pat O'connor

Circle of Friends

Edition 1995
96' - 1995 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: English
Director: Pat O'connor Composer: Michael Kamen With: Chris O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Geraldine O'Rawe
In the fall of 1957 Benny and Eve eagerly escape the dull confines of Knockglen, their hometown, to go to college in Dublin. There they meet up with Nan, a friend from grade school, who has learned her way around the university from her years as a precocious and social high school student. She introduces Benny and Eve to Jack Foley, the handsome and charming star of the rugby team and the romantic adventure begins. The adventure that ensues is a complicated and painful lesson on what happens when the naive notions of youth collide with the harsh realities of adulthood.

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Pat O'connor


Michael Kamen


Chris O'Donnell, Minnie Driver, Geraldine O'Rawe


Andrew Davies

Director of Photography

Ken MacMillan


Jim Jympson


Frank Price, Arlene Sellers, Alex Winitsky

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Countries of production

Ireland, United Kingdom

Screenplay based on

"Circle of Friends", Maeve Binchy



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