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Joe Comerford

High Boot Benny

82' - 1993 - Drama - Dialogue: English
Director: Joe Comerford Composer: Gaye McIntyre With: Marc O'Shea, Alan Devlin, Frances Tomelty
A police informer is found murdered in a small school just south of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic. Suspicion falls on the school's protestant matron and on Manley, an ex-priest. Benny, a 17-year-old delinquent who has found a refuge at the school, is also implicated. He has a natural distrust of all the sides involved and places his faith in the matron, who is striving to create a natural haven in her school. But neutrality is a luxury that proves difficult to attain for the strange trio of Matron, Manley and Benny and they find themselves increasingly under threat.

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Credits

Director

Joe Comerford

Composer

Gaye McIntyre

With

Marc O'Shea, Alan Devlin, Frances Tomelty

Scenario

Joe Comerford

Director of Photography

Donal Gilligan

Editor

Elen Pierce Lewis

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Ireland

Year

1993

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