Frank McCourt Filmography : Credit Fandango

Historic Pubs of Dublin

Actors: Frank McCourt

Synopsis: Angela’s Ashes author Frank McCourt hosts this PBS documentary look at the history of Dublin, Ireland, as specifically filtered through the history of its various pubs. The program backtracks hundreds of years prior to the early 21st century, and ultimately expands its focus beyond Irish taverns Read More

King Leopold’s Ghost

Actors: Annick DeVille, Jean-Pierre Bemba, James Newman, Mbaya Mpoyi, Jacques Depelchin

Synopsis: Filmmakers Pippa Scott and Oreet Rees explore the reprehensible legacy of Belgium’s King Leopold II in this documentary adaptation of Adam Hochschild’s best-selling book. His envy growing as powerful neighbors France, England, and the Netherlands began claiming valuable African coastal land in Read More

Patrick

Synopsis: Explore the life of one of the most beloved but misunderstood icons in religious history as narrator Liam Neeson is joined by an assortment of scholars and authors in detailing the legacy of Ireland’s St. Patrick. Frequently, but incorrectly, described as and Irishman who drove the snakes out of Read More

Beautiful Kid

Crew: Associate Producer

Actors: Frank McCourt, Malachy McCourt, Arthur French, Dan Brennan, Javier Pire

Synopsis: Directed by Colum McCann and Michael Carty, Beautiful Kid follows the lives of three kids growing up working-class Irish in the Bronx. Sean (Dan Brennan) loathes his alcoholic father, and doesn’t harbor much affection for his brothers, who are alcoholics themselves. Sean, however, doesn’t see the Read More

An Irish Holiday

Actors: Phil Coulter, Moya Brennan, Jean Butler, Brian Kennedy, Frank McCourt

Angela’s Ashes

Crew: Book Author

Actors: Emily Watson, Robert Carlyle, Joe Breen, Ciaran Owens, Michael Legge

Synopsis: Based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir by Frank McCourt, Angela’s Ashes is an alternately funny and heartbreaking look at growing up in Ireland. Born in Brooklyn, NY, young Frank (Joe Breen) moves at an early age to Limerick, Ireland, with his parents Angela (Emily Watson) and Malachy (Robert Carlyle Read More

The Irish… And How They Got That Way

Crew: Conception

Synopsis: The Irish…And How They Got That Way is a video recording of a stage production by Frank McCourt, the celebrated author of Angela’s Ashes, at the Irish Repertory Theatre in New York. The two-hour-long show features five performers (one of them McCourt‘s niece) celebrating the Irish-American Read More

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