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St. Patrick's Day
St Patrick's Day
Actors: Piper Laurie, Joanne Baron, Jim Metzler, Redmond Gleeson, Bob Evan Collins
Director: Hope Perello
Genres: Comedy, Drama
PG-13     2002     1hr 46min

It's your traditional Irish holiday--cousins are having sex, couples are getting divorced, John Michael has brought his boyfriend and Millicent might be a witch--it's enough to drive you to drink. The only catch--Mary McDo...  more »


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Actors: Piper Laurie, Joanne Baron, Jim Metzler, Redmond Gleeson, Bob Evan Collins
Director: Hope Perello
Creators: Denise Brassard, Hope Perello, Ann Job, Cynthia H. Margulis, Julie Strain, Kevin Eastman, Philippe Diaz
Genres: Comedy, Drama
Sub-Genres: Comedy, Drama
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 02/19/2002
Original Release Date: 01/01/2001
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2001
Release Year: 2002
Run Time: 1hr 46min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Languages: English

Movie Reviews

Imperial Topaz | Marrakesh, Morocco | 03/21/2004
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This film is not for the average person. It is full of continuous conversation and small talk, so be sure you like this kind of film before you get it. That said, it is about an Irish-American extended family who gather together at one of the relative's houses to celebrate St. Patrick Day. The film displays some Irish customs in the way that My Big Fat Greek Wedding displays many Greek customs (the latter being a much better film). I bought this film hoping for it to be something good to watch as a family, with my young daughter. Fortunately, I previewed it alone before allowing my daughter to watch it (it's rated PG-13, and my daughter is 10). More than anything else, this film explores the sex lives of three-quarters of those at the family reunion, meaning from young adults through retired oldsters. They have done a good job of it, with some sensitive portrayals, marriage conflicts (that would be most appreciated by those married 15 years or longer), some good Irish music, and a few humorous moments thrown in. I don't feel it's an appropriate subject for watching as a family, except perhaps with older teenagers, or adult children. I bought this film, but it's not one I'm eager to watch again."
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Imperial Topaz | 06/27/2002
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I'll confess. I only knew about this because the singer David Ault is in it and mentioned it at an appearnace here years ago. Check him out under Popular Music.
I liked it although the sound quality of the film seems to be off in the beginning.
Regardless, it has some humorous touching moments and characters that can remind us of the misfits in our own family."