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When Brendan Met Trudy

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Synopsis

When Brendan Met Trudy is a romantic comedy, set in present-day Dublin.


Night: Brendan Moore (32), a teacher and movie buff, tenor and loner, lies on a Dublin street, face-down in a puddle. Paraphrasing William Holden at the start of Sunset Boulevard, he invites us to go back with him to 'the day it all started'. Brendan meets Trudy Fortune (28), a Montessori teacher, in a pub. They agree to meet again, for a movie, but Trudy doesn't show up. Brendan goes looking, and finds her. They try again. The relationship brings Brendan to places he's never known - parties, the supermarket, friendship with a Nigerian refugee call Edgar - and the sex is glorious. For the first time in his adult live Brendan is having fun.


Then Brendan, fearing that Trudy is a serial castrator doing the rounds of Dublin, finds out that she is actually a burglar. He begins to enjoy her life of crime - and the sex is even better . . .

Details

Year
2000
Type of film
Features
Format
35mm Kodak
Director
Kieron J Walsh
Producer
Roddy Doyle
Co-Producer
Roddy Doyle
Editor
Scott Thomas
Screenwriter
Roddy Doyle
Director of Photography
Ashley Rowe
Principal Cast
Peter McDonald, Flora Montgomery

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Last updated 26th November 2005

Production Company

Deadly Films 2
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Sales
Company

The Works
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