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      Trojan Eddie

      1996 1 hr. 43 min. Drama List
      Reviews 14% 50+ Ratings Audience Score Trojan Eddie (Stephen Rea) sells stolen goods for John Power (Richard Harris), aging godfather of a local network of Irish gypsies, known as "travelers." Having done time rather than inform on his partner in a failed burglary, Eddie now struggles to raise his two daughters alone. Power falls for and marries traveler girl Kathleen (Aislin McGuckin), but when she runs off with Power's nephew Dermot (Stuart Townsend) -- and takes the $11,000 dowry with her -- Eddie must track the couple down. Read More Read Less

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      Audience Member Highly atmospheric with nice leading performances, but the story is just too complicated and heavy-going for comfort, with too many characters and plot threads woven in. Rated 3 out of 5 stars 01/25/23 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      Emanuel Levy EmanuelLevy.Com Rated: 2/5 Aug 1, 2005 Full Review David Poland Hot Button Rated: 2/5 Aug 9, 2002 Full Review Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat Spirituality & Practice This highly atmospheric film vividly brings to life the tensions and animosities of the traveller culture in rural Ireland. Mar 1, 2002 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews It is worth seeing for the tremendous performances by the lead players . Rated: B- Jan 1, 2000 Full Review Read all reviews

      Movie Info

      Synopsis Trojan Eddie (Stephen Rea) sells stolen goods for John Power (Richard Harris), aging godfather of a local network of Irish gypsies, known as "travelers." Having done time rather than inform on his partner in a failed burglary, Eddie now struggles to raise his two daughters alone. Power falls for and marries traveler girl Kathleen (Aislin McGuckin), but when she runs off with Power's nephew Dermot (Stuart Townsend) -- and takes the $11,000 dowry with her -- Eddie must track the couple down.
      Director
      Gillies MacKinnon
      Executive Producer
      Alan J. Wands, Kevin Menton, Rod Stoneman
      Production Co
      Channel Four Films
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Jan 3, 2017
      Box Office (Gross USA)
      $11.9K
      Sound Mix
      Surround