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Evelyn, 2002

Evelyn
Directed by: Bruce Beresford
Written by: Paul Pender
Language:  English
Country:  Germany, Ireland, USA, UK, Netherlands
Runtime:  94 min
MPAA Rating:  PG
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The mood of Evelyn is uplifting, bittersweet, and bleak. The plot centers around custody issues, a single parent, and the human spirit. It is a drama and period movie. In approach, Evelyn is serious and realistic. The pacing is slow. The setting is Ireland. Evelyn happens in the 1950s. It is originally a true story and based on a book. Note that it includes profanity.

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Julianna Margulies and Pierce Brosnan in Evelyn (2002)
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Pierce Brosnan stars as Desmond Doyle, an Irishman whose troubles mount after his philandering wife... more

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Language: English
Country: Germany, Ireland, USA, UK, Netherlands
Release date: 4 October 2002
Runtime: 94 min

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Pierce Brosnan Pierce Brosnan As Desmond Doyle
Julianna Margulies Julianna Margulies As Bernadette Beattie
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The star plays Doyle as just rough enough around the edges to warrant the character's setbacks, but not so unpleasant that the twinkle in his eye is extinguished.
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by: Eddie Cockrell
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If the real-life story is genuinely inspirational, the movie stirs us as well.
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