Orphans (1998)

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The star of Ken Loach's MY NAME IS JOE, Mullan proves that his talent isn't relegated to acting. As a writer/director, he has crafted a supremely entertaining motion picture. ORPHANS tells the grittily realistic, hysterical, and deeply moving tale of a group of siblings who reunite in Glasgow on the eve of their mother's funeral. The four children mourn their mother's passing in a variety of ways, some of which are heartfelt and some of which are bizarre. As a potential thunderstorm threatens to damage the city, the situation compounds itself even further.

Rotten Tomatoes: Rotten 47% / Audience 78%

Rated Unrated,  1 hr 41 mins

Comedy • Drama • Foreign
Peter Mullan
Douglas Henshall  •  Gary Lewis  •  Rosemarie Stevenson  •  Stephen McCole

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