Screen Media Films | Release Date: March 25, 2011
Summary: It's early autumn of 1975 in Brooklyn and 18 year-old Brian Leary is killing time, pulling off petty crimes with his street tough older brother Danny, whom he both idolizes and fears. They both live with their parents, Paddy, a longshoreman, and his long suffering wife, Margaret who puts up with Paddy's drinking and abusive behavior, especially to her and Danny. Though Paddy has never been physically abusive to Brian, every time he sees his brother's suffering, his heart breaks a little more. Brian works for Whitey at the failing Lafayette movie theater. Owing money to local mobsters, Whitey calls in a favor to an old friend who works with The Rolling Stones. They come up with a deal to have the Stones play at Whitey's theater for one night only before their gig at Madison Square Garden and Brian is put in charge of getting the word out to everyone in the neighborhood. In the twists and turns that follow on the night of the concert, both brothers must reexamine their dreams, and make decisions that will change their lives forever. (Screen Media Films)
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Runtime: 109 min
Rating: Rated R for pervasive language, some sexuality and violence.
Official Site: http://www.whiteirishdrinkersthemovie.com/
Production: Annus Mirabilis Inc.
Genres: Drama
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
John Gray Director
Writer Credit
John Gray Writer
Cast Credit
Anthony Amorim Young Danny
Daniel Carpenter Guy In Bar
Frosty Lawson Funeral Mourner
Jon Corry Concertgoer
Jonathan Dwyer Lawyer
Julia Giolzetti Mourner/Concertgoer
Karen Allen Margaret
Lizzy Grant Diane
Matthew Harkins Guy At Bar
Michael Drayer Dennis Gleason
Nicholas M. Marino Guy In Bar
Regan Mizrahi Little Brian
Stephen Lang Cast
Vincent Ferro Party Goer
Zachary Booth Todd McKay
Producer Credit
James Scura Producer
John Gray Producer
Kelly Crimmins Associate Producer
Melissa Jo Peltier Producer
Paul F. Bernard Producer
Russell Boast Co-Producer
Traceigh Scottel Line Producer