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Dancing at Lughnasa (1998)

PG
95 min | Drama, Romance

Five unmarried sisters make the most of their simple existence in rural Ireland in the 1930s.
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Writers
Brian Friel (play) | Frank McGuinness (screenplay) | William Butler Yeats (poem "Down by the Salley Gardens") (as W.B. Yeats)
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$ 83,759
Gross (USA)
$ 2,287,818
Gross (World)
$ 2,287,818
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Release date
Nov 13, 1998 (United States)

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Gerard McSorley
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Meryl Streep
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Michael Gambon
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Catherine McCormack
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Kathy Burke
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Sophie Thompson
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Brid Brennan
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Rhys Ifans
Gerry Evans Gerry Evans   See fewer
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Darrell Johnston
Michael Mundy Michael Mundy   See fewer
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Lorcan Cranitch
Danny Bradley Danny Bradley   See fewer
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John Kavanagh
Father Carlin Father Carlin   See fewer
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Marie Mullen
Vera McLoughlin Vera McLoughlin   See fewer
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Dawn Bradfield
Sophia McLoughlin Sophia McLoughlin   See fewer
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Peter Gowen
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Kate O'Toole
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Patrick McGahern
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6.3 / 10 | 3,182 votes