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This Is My Father

Rating:R (for a scene of sexuality and brief language)
Release Date:May 7, 1999
Running time:120 minutes
Cast:Aidan Quinn, James Caan, John Cusack, Stephen Rea, Colm Meaney
Director:Paul Quinn
Producer:Nicolas Clermont, Philip King
Writer:Paul Quinn
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

Description: This Is My Father chronicles the journey of a disillusioned Chicago schoolteacher who returns to Ireland with his nephew in search of the man who was his father. Widowed and childless, the lonely Kieran Johnson is no longer able to relate to his students. His fragile mental state is mirrored by his family circumstances: his mother has had a stroke and is unable (or unwilling) to communicate and his divorced sister, Betty, is burdened with their mother's care while trying to raise her troubled teenage son Jack.

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