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Irish Film Night (4) – Breakfast on Pluto

The Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Otago is launching its first series of Irish film nights. The films will be screened on Wednesday evenings in Burns 7, Arts Building at 5:30pm.

Films have been chosen by University of Otago staff who will introduce their chosen film.

Please join us for the fourth film of the series, Breakfast on Pluto (2005), introduced by Leanne Ross (Marketing).

About the film

As a baby, Patrick (Cillian Murphy) is left by his mother on the steps of the rectory in their small Irish town. He's discovered by Father Liam (Liam Neeson), coincidentally his real father, and placed in an abusive foster home. By the time he's a teen, Patrick identifies himself as transgendered, renames himself Kitten and sets out for London with a rock group in hopes of finding his mother. Along the way he works variously as a magician's assistant, a prostitute and a dancer.

Date Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Time 5:30pm - 8:00pm
Audience Public,All University
Event Category Humanities
Event Type Film
CampusDunedin
DepartmentCentre for Irish and Scottish Studies
LocationBurns 7
CostFree
Contact NameEmer Lyons (RA): emer.lyons@otago.ac.nz
or
Professor Sonja Tiernan: sonja.tiernan@otago.ac.nz

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