Movie Trailer for The Boys & Girl from County Clare (2003) starring Bernard Hill, Andrea Corr, Colm Meaney, Shaun Evans, Charlotte Bradley, Patrick Bergin, Frank Kelly directed by John Irvin Movie Review

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Trailer for The Boys & Girl from County Clare

So "The Boys & Girl from County Clare" starts with footage from 1926 as a father sits there in the kitchen playing fiddle with his three sons. It then jumps 40 years and we have Jimmy returning to Ireland from Liverpool with his Ceili band and the same time in Ireland is John Joe with his Ceili band. And it doesn't take a genius to realise that these are two of the brothers from 1926 and we have a case of sibling rivalry going on. Now this is where we have a bit of stereotypical Irish movie humour because being rivals you have John Joe trying to prevent Jimmy and his band getting to register for the music competition whilst Jimmy does the same, hiring two men to stop John Joe. And to be honest most of the first half simmers around this rivalry until at some point they sit down for a drink together and talk over old issues whilst still winding each other up. ... Read Review