The Dead

80
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1987
  • Running time: 83 min
The feast of Epiphany is one of the highlights of the season in Dublin. Kate and Julia Morkan and their niece, Mary Jane, throw a grand party to mark the occasion. However, the evening stirs up memories for Gretta, the wife of their favourite nephew,... read more
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The feast of Epiphany is one of the highlights of the season in Dublin. Kate and Julia Morkan and their niece, Mary Jane, throw a grand party to mark the occasion. However, the evening stirs up memories for Gretta, the wife of their favourite nephew, Gabriel, about a brief, but tragic, romance from her youth.

Original Release

09/16/1987

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Cast

Directors

John Huston

Writers

Tony Huston, James Joyce

Cast

Anjelica Huston Gretta
Cathleen Delany Aunt Julia
Donal McCann Gabriel
Helena Carroll Aunt Kate
Ingrid Craigie Mary Jane
Rachael Dowling Lily
Dan O'Herlihy Mr. Brown
Donal Donnelly Freddy Malins
Colm Meaney Mr. Bergin
Bairbre Dowling Miss Higgins
Sean McClory Mr. Grace (as Seán McClory)
Kate O'Toole Miss Furlong (as Katherine O'Toole)
Maria Hayden Miss O'Callaghan
Cormac O'Herlihy Mr. Kerrigan
Frank Patterson Bartell D'Arcy
Marie Kean Mrs. Malins
Maria McDermottroe Molly Ivors
Lyda Anderson Miss Daly
Dara Clarke Young Lady
Paul Grant 1st Young Gentleman

Producers

Editors

Roberto Silvi

1988 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium Nominated
1988 Oscar Best Costume Design Nominated
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