Evelyn

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  • PG
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2002
  • Running time: 94 min
When the mother of young Evelyn Doyle (Sophie Vavasseur) abandons her family, her devastated father Desmond (Pierce Brosnan), is left to care for Evelyn and her brothers on his own. Because Irish laws forbid children to be raised in a home without two... read more
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When the mother of young Evelyn Doyle (Sophie Vavasseur) abandons her family, her devastated father Desmond (Pierce Brosnan), is left to care for Evelyn and her brothers on his own. Because Irish laws forbid children to be raised in a home without two parents, Evelyn and her brothers are removed from Desmond's care and sent to separate orphanages. Desmond, who is out of work and abusing alcohol, will have to challenge the Irish courts to bring his children home.

Original Release

12/13/2002

US Release

12/13/2002

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Cast

Aidan Quinn Sister Theresa
Alan Bates Justice McLaughlin
Pierce Brosnan Desmond Doyle
Stephen Rea Michael Beattie
Julianna Margulies Bernadette Beattie
Sophie Vavasseur Evelyn Doyle
Frank Kelly Henry Doyle
Stuart Clark Children's Court Usher
Niall Beagan Dermot Doyle
Hugh McDonagh Maurice Doyle (as Hugh Macdonagh)
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Bruce Beresford

Writers

Paul Pender

Cast

Aidan Quinn Sister Theresa
Alan Bates Justice McLaughlin
Pierce Brosnan Desmond Doyle
Stephen Rea Michael Beattie
Julianna Margulies Bernadette Beattie
Sophie Vavasseur Evelyn Doyle
Frank Kelly Henry Doyle
Stuart Clark Children's Court Usher
Niall Beagan Dermot Doyle
Hugh McDonagh Maurice Doyle (as Hugh Macdonagh)
Mairead Devlin Charlotte Doyle
Clare Mullen Mrs. Daisley
Alvaro Lucchesi Inspector Logan
Garrett Keogh District Judge
Daithi O'Suilleabhain Brother Eustace (as Daithi O'Suillebhain)
Andrea Irvine Sister Brigid
Karen Ardiff Sister Felicity
Bosco Hogan Father O'Malley
Des Braiden Fergal
Sorcha Herlihy Mary

Producers

Simon Bosanquet Executive Producer
Kieran Corrigan Executive Producer
Eberhard Kayser Executive Producer
Mario Ohoven Executive Producer
Pierce Brosnan Producer
Michael Ohoven Producer
Kevan Barker Producer
Eberhard Kayser Producer
Mario Ohoven Producer
Cynthia A. Palormo Producer
Paul Pender Producer
Beau St. Clair Producer

Editors

Humphrey Dixon

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