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Sunburn (1999)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Drama | 12 July 2001 (Germany)
A group of Irish college students are about to leave for the United States, where they've landed summer jobs on Long Island, New York. Working hard in the day and playing even harder at ... See full summary »

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Nelson Hume
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Paloma Baeza ... Aideen Higgins
Cillian Murphy ... Davin McDerby
Barry Ward ... Robert Fiske
Michael Liebmann Michael Liebmann ... Billy Conlin (as Michael Liebman)
Ingeborga Dapkunaite ... Carolyn Kramer
Henry Abbott Henry Abbott ... Jonty
Juan Alzate Juan Alzate ... Telegram Clerk
Lane Ameen Lane Ameen ... Lester
May Ameen May Ameen ... Lester's Wife
Ronan Barry Ronan Barry ... Boxing Timekeeper
Gene Case Gene Case ... Boat Captain
Alex Cohen ... Boat Crewman
Iain Conway Iain Conway ... Shoes
John Cronin John Cronin ... Arcade Gun Boy
Sandra Devaney Sandra Devaney ... Ann
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A group of Irish college students are about to leave for the United States, where they've landed summer jobs on Long Island, New York. Working hard in the day and playing even harder at night, they relish the opportunity to enjoy adult life far from the eyes of their families. This will be a summer to remember for the rest of their lives. Written by Anonymous

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Get too close to the action and you might just get burnt.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 July 2001 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Saules nudeginti See more »

Filming Locations:

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland See more »

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Color
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Quotes

Davin McDerby: Ireland is no place for people with aspirations.
Aideen Higgins: What are your aspirations?
Davin McDerby: The pursuit of happiness.
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Sensitive, lovely, bitter-sweet, coming-of-age, feel-good film
22 October 1999 | by Darwin-9See all my reviews

This is a beautifully filmed work with excellent performers and an engaging story. The characters are sensitively developed by the director (Hume) and the cinematography is almost distractingly lush - the film has a distinct "look". I saw it at the Toronto Festival where it seemed to be enthusiastically received by an audience of mixed ages. It is very enjoyable and should be seen.


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