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The Boy from Mercury

The Boy from Mercury is a nostalgiac Irish Film, the first from writer and director Martin Duffy. The film concerns the science-fiction daydreams of a young boy in 1960 Dublin. Upon release, the film received international critical acclaim, and several awards, though was commercially unsuccessful. It was the first time actors Rita Tushingham and Tom Courtenay had appeared on screen together since Doctor Zhivago thirty years earlier. The film was also the debut of young Irish actor James Hickey. The book of the making of the film, The Road to Mercury, written by the director, was released in 2006 by Ogma Press. ... more on Wikipedia

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