PG | | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children... See full summary »
Several decades later, widespread shocking revelations and allegations about the extent of the abuse of children in the care of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland, during this time in the 1950s, among other decades, and religious organizations, ... ...
Evelyn, did Jesus have a big sister?
Evelyn Doyle: No Dermot, he wasn't as lucky as you.
In the scene when Desmond is cutting out the pictures of his wife, he cuts their wedding photo diagonally, so that her body remains in the photo. In the next scene, he throws the same photo into the fire, but this time it's been cut vertically - completely out of the photo.
Slippery Sam is the greyhound who wins the race.
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