The Playboys (1992)

PG-13   |    |  Drama, Romance


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A young woman, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and ... See full summary »


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14 December 2003 | dbdumonteil
The discreet charm of the past.
This is a fine depiction of a small Irish village,in a green country where a woman has a baby whereas she's not married.And however she could,because,at the beginning of the movie,she had two men longing for her.But,and it's the only modern touch in a rather obsolete movie,she wants a man she really loves and she does not care about the piece of advice the well-meaning and the priests are always giving to her.Albert Finney has got a thankless part as the rather ugly cop, even if he's just a jealous guy.Robin Wright is a good lead.That said,it's not what you call full throttle ,and some people might think that the tempo is really slow.

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Release Date:

22 April 1992

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA, UK, Ireland

Filming Locations

Redhills Village, County Cavan, Ireland

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,525 26 April 1992

Gross USA:

$4,906,900

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,906,900

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