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Cathal Black

Korea

Edition 1996
87' - 1995 - Drama - Dialogue: English
Director: Cathal Black Composer: Stephen McKeon With: Donal Donnelly, Andrew Scott, Fiona Molony
Ireland,1952. A period of mass emigration and social change. Young Irish emigrants, on arrival in America, have been enlisted and sent to fight in the Korean war. Luke Moran, son of Ben Moran gets killed in Korea. His body is shipped back to Ireland. The family receives a compensation. Eamon Doyle spends his last summer with his father John, fishing. Eamon falls in love with Una Moran. Ben Moran is John Doyle's arch enemy. John feels betrayed. On top of it all he loses his fishing licence. John decides to sacrifice his son and to send him to America and enlistment - to be entitled to get a compensation if Eamon gets killed.

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Credits

Director

Cathal Black

Composer

Stephen McKeon

With

Donal Donnelly, Andrew Scott, Fiona Molony

Scenario

Cathal Black, John McGahern, Joe O'Byrne

Director of Photography

Nic Morris

Editor

Emer Reynolds

Producer

Darryl Collins

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Ireland

Year

1995

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