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Hear My Song (1991)

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Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef Locke in order to bring business and success to his club

Director:

Peter Chelsom

Writers:

Peter Chelsom (screenplay), Peter Chelsom (story) | 1 more credit »
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 4 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brian Flanagan Brian Flanagan ... Young Micky O'Neill
Constance Cowley Constance Cowley ... Nurse
Marie Mullen Marie Mullen ... Micky's Mum
Phil Kelly Phil Kelly ... Ronnie Lavelle
Jean Blanchflower Jean Blanchflower ... Ronnie's Mum
Adrian Dunbar ... Micky O'Neill
Tara Fitzgerald ... Nancy Doyle
John Dair John Dair ... Derek
Stephen Marcus ... Gordon
John Neville Rufus Altman John Neville Rufus Altman ... Oscar Harrison
Joe Cuddy Joe Cuddy ... Franc Cinatra
Britta Smith Britta Smith ... Kitty Ryan
Gladys Sheehan Gladys Sheehan ... Grandma Ryan
Gina Moxley Gina Moxley ... Brenda Ryan
Rúaidhrí Conroy ... Grandson Ryan
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Storyline

Owner of a failing club seeks infamous Irish singer Josef Locke in order to bring business and success to his club

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

There's definitely magic in the air

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and a scene of sensuality | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Ireland | UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

February 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Akouste to tragoudi mou See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$12,965, 29 December 1991

Gross USA:

$4,313,473

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,313,473
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Black and White | Color (Metrocolor)
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Trivia

Josef Locke was a real Irish tenor who enjoyed great success after the Second World War, to the extent that, in 1948, he was earning approximately £2,000 a week. Then in the 1950s the tax-man became interested in his earnings and Locke subsequently disappeared. Around about the same time, a new singer of similar build and vocal style called Mr X started appearing in clubs and everyone started to believe that this was in fact Locke under a new guise. Among those who were particularly convinced were the legions of women whom Locke had reputedly slept with, as the man had an enviable reputation as a lady-killer. See more »

Quotes

Micky O'Neill: Think of the publicity your comeback would have. And the women, the women! There won't be a dry seat in the house.
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Soundtracks

Goodbye
Written by Harry Graham (as Graham) and Robert Stolz (as Stolz)
Performed by Vernon Midgley
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A True Delight
30 November 2002 | by hausrathmanSee all my reviews

A shady liverpool concert promoter, Adrian Dunbar, goes to Ireland to find and bring back an elusive tenor, Ned Beatty, who is wanted by the law for tax evasion, in order to restore his reputation and win back his girl. This romantic comedy is so charming I am surprised anyone could dislike it. Director Peter Chelson does an wonderful job. He displays a real feel for the characters, and the small details which give the film its sense of authenticity. The leading actors are excellent, particularly Ned Beatty, who gives the performance of his career, but they have to compete with a host of colorful minor characters. Give it a look. You shant be disappointed.


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