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Making Ends Meet

1999
52m
Comedy/Drama
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Cast

Paul Raynor (Cal)Patrick Hyland (David)Des Cave (Br. Mulvanney)Paul Meade (Mr. Miller)Eva Birthistle (Kathy)Darren Lawless (Cyclist)Frank O'Sullivan (Massive)Robbie Doolin (Ronnie)Luke Hayden (Big Thug)Shane McCabe (Little Thug)Orla Charlton (Mags Callaghan)Phyllis Ryan (Margaret)Oliver Maguire (Fred Geraghty)Guy Carleton (Phil Daniels)Joe Gallagher (Seamus - Detective)Denis Conway (Seán - Detective)Stephen Russell (Goggles)Brendan Costello (Vincent Delaney)

Director

Declan Recks

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Synopsis

Welcome to the world of the petty Dublin criminal. There's Massive, Mags, the Byrne brothers and then there's Cal, a small-time crook who always has time to help the elderly even when he's robbing the local post office. Cal's number one fan is his young son David, who's following in his father's footsteps, to the great dismay of his mum. The principal of his school is looking for a reason to expel him, the guards are on his trail, and a rival gang want his luminous sneakers. When they all meet up in the principal's office, something has to give.

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