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A Man of No Importance (1994)

12/24/1994 (GB) ComedyDrama 1h 39m

An extraordinary tale of an ordinary hero


Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him "the right girl". His passion is Oscar Wilde, his hobby is putting on amateur theatre productions in the local church hall. We follow him as he struggles with temptation, friendship, disapproval, and the conservative yet oddly lyrical world of Ireland in the early 1960s.

  1. Suri Krishnamma


  2. Barry Devlin


Top Billed Cast

  1. Albert Finney

    Albert Finney

    Alfred Byrne

  2. Brenda Fricker

    Brenda Fricker

    Lily Byrne

  3. Michael Gambon

    Michael Gambon

    Ivor J. Carney

  4. Tara Fitzgerald

    Tara Fitzgerald

    Adele Rice

  5. Rufus Sewell

    Rufus Sewell

    Robbie Fay

  6. Patrick Malahide

    Patrick Malahide

    Inspector Carson

  7. David Kelly

    David Kelly

    Christy Ward

  8. Mick Lally

    Mick Lally

    Father Ignatius Kenny

  9. Anna Manahan

    Mrs Grace

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A Man of No Importance
A Man of No Importance

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue $953.00


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