A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (1977)

09/01/1977 (GB) 1h 32m
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Bosco Hogan plays Joyce's alter-ego, Stephen Daedelus, growing up in Ireland in the early part of the 20th century, and at odds with the strictures of his Catholic home and family. The film charts his search for knowledge and understanding, during a decline in his family's circumstances, that leads him to revelations on the nature of art, beauty and politics. However his personal renaissance makes him feel unwelcome in his own country, and forces him to make a choice between exile as artist or staying and facing personal defeat.

  1. Joseph Strick


  2. Judith Rascoe


  3. James Joyce


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  1. Bosco Hogan

    Bosco Hogan

    Stephen Dedalus

  2. T. P. McKenna

    T. P. McKenna

    Simon Dedalus

  3. John Gielgud

    John Gielgud

    The Preacher

  4. Rosaleen Linehan

    May Dedalus

  5. Maureen Potter


  6. Niall Buggy

    Niall Buggy


  7. Bryan Murray

    Bryan Murray


  8. Des Cave


  9. Leslie Lalor


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