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A Man You Don't Meet Every Day (1994)

| Drama, Romance
It's the mid-nineties in London and a couple meet through a lonely hearts column. She is an middle class English married woman, he is an lonely Irish mechanic. Despite the gulf between them they start an affair.

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Angela Pope

Writer:

Ronan Bennett
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Hawley Richard Hawley ... Jim
Colum Convey Colum Convey ... Bernie
Conleth Hill ... Michael
John Keegan John Keegan ... Aidan
Harriet Walter ... Charlotte
Peter Davison ... Robert
Ray Nicholas ... Crackdealer
Joanna Wake Joanna Wake ... Landlady
Doreen Mantle ... Mrs. Norton
Kika Mirylees ... Caroline
Bill French Bill French ... John
Eamon Maguire Eamon Maguire ... Jack McConville
Lesley Taylor Jones Lesley Taylor Jones ... Eileen
Emma Hill Emma Hill ... Newscaster
Marianne Hemming Marianne Hemming ... Woman Upstairs
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It's the mid-nineties in London and a couple meet through a lonely hearts column. She is an middle class English married woman, he is an lonely Irish mechanic. Despite the gulf between them they start an affair.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Az ír férfi See more »

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Middlemarch Films See more »
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Mono

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Color
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The Old Main Drag
Performed by Shane MacGowan and The Pogues (as The Popes)
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A very memorable film, but I cant get hold of it!
13 November 2005 | by little_red_henSee all my reviews

I remember this film from way back, and have been looking everywhere for it ever since!I was so glad to see I am not alone in this pastime! It took me the first few years to get the name of it right!I liked the simple story of romance, and at first, failed to see what the story of the film was hiding! I enjoyed the music as I am a big Pogues fan, and I remember singing the songs for ages afterwards. I really would like to see this again. It has haunted me for years! I have searched high and low, and have been so pleased to find out the names of the actors, as until now, I have been unable to remember who was in it! (though I can see the faces in my head!) This was a totally unique film, and had a very thought provoking topic.


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