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, Christy Mahon 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. Adapted from the classic play by John Millington Synge.
Director: Brian Desmond Hurst.
Stars: Siobhan McKenna, Gary Raymond, Elspeth March, Niall MacGinnis, Liam Redmond, Michael O’Brian, John Welsh, Brendan Cauldwell, Finnuala O’Shannon, Eithne Lydon, Anne Brogan, Katie Fitzroy.
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