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When the Sky Falls (2000)

R
107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Irish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton invades the Irish underworld and attempts to expose the illegitimate activities that she has found. Hampered by the system, a police consort is ineffectual at aiding her despite trying to ...See moreIrish crime-investigating reporter Sinead Hamilton invades the Irish underworld and attempts to expose the illegitimate activities that she has found. Hampered by the system, a police consort is ineffectual at aiding her despite trying to step outside of the normal bounds. Her husband, who hates her activities and the danger in which she places herself. Nonetheless, he grudgingly admires her persistence and encourages her investigation. Written by John Sacksteder See less
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Nigel Warren-Green (as Nigel Warren Green) | Michael Wearing
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Updated Jun 16, 2000

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Jun 16, 2000 (Ireland)

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53 cast members
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Joan Allen
Sinead Hamilton Sinead Hamilton   See fewer
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Liam Cunningham
John Cosgrave (The Runner) John Cosgrave (The Runner)   See fewer
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Kevin McNally
Tom Hamilton Tom Hamilton   See fewer
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Jimmy Smallhorne
Mickey O'Fagan Mickey O'Fagan   See fewer
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Gerard Mannix Flynn
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Jason Barry
Dempsey Dempsey   See fewer
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Pete Postlethwaite
Martin Shaughnessy Martin Shaughnessy   See fewer
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Des McAleer
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Gavin Kelty
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Frank Grimes
Paul McCarling Paul McCarling   See fewer
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Rúaidhrí Conroy
Jamie Thornton Jamie Thornton   See fewer
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Liam Carney
Dessie O'Reilly Dessie O'Reilly   See fewer
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Paul Bennett
Seamus, McDaid Seamus, McDaid   See fewer
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Paul Hickey
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Mark Dunne
Keego Keego   See fewer
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Jeff O'Toole
Snots Mallon Snots Mallon   See fewer
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Ian Cregg
Phil Myler Phil Myler   See fewer
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Fearghal Geraghty
Colum Hamilton Colum Hamilton   See fewer
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Patrick O'Kane
Tall thin man Tall thin man   See fewer
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Marian Quinn
Fidelma Fidelma   See fewer
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Patrick David Nolan
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Paul Ronan
Mangan Mangan   See fewer
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Danny O'Carroll
Shaughnessy's son Shaughnessy's son   See fewer
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Gavin O'Connor
Det. Kennedy Det. Kennedy   See fewer
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Phyllis Ryan
Old woman Old woman   See fewer
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Bryan Baker
Martin Martin   See fewer
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Steve Blount
Duignan Duignan   See fewer
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Annie Ryan
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Hilda Fay
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Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Kate Perry
Woman in car Woman in car   See fewer
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David McCarthy
Car thief Car thief   See fewer
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Fran Brennan
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Karl Argue
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Eamon Glancy
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Patricia Devine
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Marty Sheridan
Rave DJ Rave DJ   See fewer
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Sharon Barker
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
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Sue Moore
Nightclub Raver Nightclub Raver   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 691 votes