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

    Director

  2. Judith Rascoe

    Screenplay

  3. James Joyce

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  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

    Dante

  6. Niall Buggy

    Niall Buggy

    Davin

  7. Bryan Murray

    Bryan Murray

    Lynch

  8. Des Cave

    Cranly

  9. Leslie Lalor

    Milly

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Original Language English

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