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 »
Evelyn's mother is said to have gone to Australia with her lover, but in reality, she went to England and ended up raising another family there. The real Evelyn Doyle eventually saw her mother on more than one occasion, but they never reconciled.
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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