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Kirsten Sheridan

Disco Pigs

Edition 2001
94' - 2001 - Crime, Drama, Romance - Dialogue: English
Director: Kirsten Sheridan Composer: Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer With: Elaine Cassidy, Cillian Murphy, Eleanor Methven, Geraldine O'Rawe, Brian O'Byrne, Darren Healy
Pig and Runt were born moments apart in the same hospital in a small Irish community. They grew up next door to each other and became inseparable friends while they were still toddlers; at the age of 16, their bond is even stronger than ever. However, they also have a fondness for making trouble, and over the years Pig has developed a taste for violence; one of his favorite pranks is to have Runt flirt with a man at the local disco, and then storm up, posing as her jealous boyfriend, and start a fight. Several people in town feel there's something not entirely healthy about Pig and Runt’s relationship, and Runt's parents are persuaded to send her away to a school in the northern part of Ireland. Pig's attachment to Runt grows only more intense in her absence, and in time he runs away to find Runt and bring her back, only to discover she's made a new best friend, Mags … (Mark Deming, All Movie Guide)

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Credits

Director

Kirsten Sheridan

Composer

Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer

With

Elaine Cassidy, Cillian Murphy, Eleanor Methven, Geraldine O'Rawe, Brian O'Byrne, Darren Healy

Scenario

Enda Walsh

Director of Photography

Igor Jadue-Lillo

Editor

Ben Yeates

Producer

Ed Guiney

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Ireland, United Kingdom

Screenplay based on

Disco Pigs (Enda Walsh)

Year

2001

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