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      The Playboy of the Western World

      1962 1h 40m Drama List
      Reviews A rugged newcomer arrives at a village in Ireland's County Mayo, wowing townspeople with a fantastic tale of violence. Claiming to have recently murdered his good-for-nothing father (Niall MacGinnis), Christy Mahon (Gary Raymond) becomes an object of local fascination. But Christy is disgraced when it turns out that the older man is injured, yet very much alive. Trying to rebuild his reputation as a tough guy, Christy commits another act of brutality. Read More Read Less
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      Synopsis A rugged newcomer arrives at a village in Ireland's County Mayo, wowing townspeople with a fantastic tale of violence. Claiming to have recently murdered his good-for-nothing father (Niall MacGinnis), Christy Mahon (Gary Raymond) becomes an object of local fascination. But Christy is disgraced when it turns out that the older man is injured, yet very much alive. Trying to rebuild his reputation as a tough guy, Christy commits another act of brutality.
      Director
      Brian Desmond Hurst
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Runtime
      1h 40m