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Mad About Mambo

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Jonathan Hession

Synopsis

Danny Mitchell, a Catholic school student in working class West Belfast, longs for a better life. Danny who dreams of becoming the greatest soccer player in Ireland, if he improves his rhythm. Thinking he could emulate his athletic heroes Pele and Carlos Riga of Belfast United, he sets his sights on learning the Samba. Little does he know that his weekly lessons are going to completely change his life, causing him to collide with an unexpected hurdle.

Details

Year
1999
Type of film
Features
Format
35mm
Director
John Forte
Producer
Martin Bruce Clayton
Executive Producer
Martin Bruce Clayton
Director of Photography
Ashley Rowe BSc
Principal Cast
Keri Russell, Brian Cox, William Ash
Screen Writer
John Forte

Genre

Production Company

First City Features Ltd & Plurabelle Films
c/o Polygram Film International
Oxford House
76 Oxford Street
London W1N 0HQ
Tel: 020 7307 1300
Fax: 020 7307 1301

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Company

Polygram Film International
as Production Company