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My name is Joe

Author: Paul LavertyRebecca O'BrienKen LoachPeter MullanLouise GoodallAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Artisan Entertainment, [1999]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After years of battling personal demons, Joe has put old vices to rest. Living in Glasgow, he survives on odd jobs, plays surrogate father to the town soccer team, and has embarked on an unlikely but beautiful romance. But everything threatens to come crashing down when one of the young men gets in over his head with a mob boss who is an old associate of Joe's, and Joe must choose between the woman he loves and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction films
Independent films
Films for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Laverty; Rebecca O'Brien; Ken Loach; Peter Mullan; Louise Goodall; David McKay; Annemarie Kennedy; Gary Lewis; Lorraine McIntosh; David Hayman; Barry Ackroyd; Jonathan Morris; George Fenton; Parallax Pictures.; Road Movies Vierte Produktionen (Firm); Scottish Arts Council Lottery Fund.; Glasgow Film Fund.; Filmstiftung Nordrhein-Westfalen GmbH.; Artisan Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0784012067 : 9780784012062
OCLC Number: 41543678
Language Note: Closed captioned and with subtitles in English.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1998.
Credits: Photography, Barry Ackroyd ; editor, Jonathan Morris ; music, George Fenton.
Cast: Peter Mullan, Louise Goodall, David McKay, Annemarie Kennedy, Gary Lewis, Lorraine McIntosh, David Hayman.
Awards: Cannes Film Festival, 1998: Best actor (Mullan).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 105 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: a Parallax Pictures and Road Movies Vierte production with the support of the scottish arts council national lottery fund, the glasgow film fund, filmstiftung nordrhein-westfalen ; screenplay, Paul Laverty ; producer, Rebecca O'Brien ; director, Ken Loach.

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After years of battling personal demons, Joe has put old vices to rest. Living in Glasgow, he survives on odd jobs, plays surrogate father to the town soccer team, and has embarked on an unlikely but beautiful romance. But everything threatens to come crashing down when one of the young men gets in over his head with a mob boss who is an old associate of Joe's, and Joe must choose between the woman he loves and the dangerous life he left behind.

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