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Cyril Cusack
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Date of Birth: Nov 26, 1910

Country: Ireland

Biography: Cyril James Cusack was an Irish actor, who appeared in more than 90 films. In 1963, Cusack joined the Royal Shakespeare Company in London, England and appeared there for several seasons. By this stage he had established a successful career in films. Also in 1963, Cusack won a Jacob's Award for his performance in the Telefís Éireann production of Triptych. He received honorary degrees in 1977 and 1980 from the NUI and the University of Dublin respectively...(Wikipedia)

Total Titles at Criticker: 66 - You've Seen 0

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The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Winds of Change (2008)
Indiana Jones is working as a translator at the Paris Peace Conference, the historic gathering of nations presided over by the Premiere of France, the Prime Minister of Britain, and Woodrow Wilson, President of the U.S. Wilson's idealistic vision of "14 points" toward a future without war, and a world guided through conflicts by a League of Nation falters against the realities of diplomacy, as concessions after concessions are made. Indy meets up again with his friend T.E. Lawrence.
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Far and Away (1992)
A young Irish couple flee to the States, but subsequently struggle to obtain land and prosper freely.
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As You Like It (1992)
Hiding out in an industrial wasteland from the murderous wrath of a regional ruler, a woman, disguised as a boy, gives wooing lessons to the edgy lad who proclaims he loves her.
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The Fool (1990)
A working class man impersonates a Lord who is supposedly very rich, and a financial wizard. As such, he is invited to all the best peoples' parties. In fact, he is not, and his wealth and expertise are more in the minds of his associates than in reality. Interestingly, despite the large social gap between the two classes, there are many similarities in what goes on in both within this story. This can be seen as the main character switches back and forth between his charade as a peer, and his re
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My Left Foot (1989)
The story of Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy. He learned to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot. (imdb)
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The Tenth Man (1988)
This is a story of a French advocate Chavel who, while imprisoned by the Germans during the occupation, trades his material possessions for his life with another prisoner when condemned to the firing squad. At the end of the war, Chavel, posing as one of the other prisoners, returns to his home which is now occupied by the prisoner's sister, Therese, who bitterly awaits the return of the man who had indirectly caused the death of her brother. (imdb)
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Little Dorrit (1988)
"Little Dorrit" was released to theaters in two parts, each running approximately three hours. The first part, subtitled "Nobody's Fault," introduced us to the seamstress title character, who chooses to live in debtor's prison with her father. Good Samaritan Arthur Clennam endeavors to help both father and daughter. The second part, also known as "Little Dorrit's Story," details Dorrit's escape from penury to lasting happiness. (AllMovie)
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1984 (1984)
George Orwell's novel of a totalitarian future society in which a man whose daily work is rewriting history tries to rebel by falling in love. (imdb)
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Wagner (1983)
Wagner (1983) - TV Series
A huge panorama of Wagner's life and work, from before the 1848 Revolution, through his exile in Switzerland, his rescue by the besotted King Ludwig II of Bavaria to the final triumph at Bayreuth. Wagner's radical musical and political ideas, his German nationalism and even his anti-Semitism are set in the context of his life and times. (imdb)
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The Kingfisher (1983)
A bachelor sets out to win the love of a women he lost 50 years previous. (allmovie.com)
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The Comedy of Errors (1983)
Aegeon of Syracuse has come to Ephesus to seek his son, who went in search of his missing twin and mother months ago... (imdb)
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The Outcasts (1982)
In 1810 Ireland, a man whose wife has died finds that his daughter is accused of being a witch. A magic fiddler comes to her aid.
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Lovespell (1981)
The classic Arthurian tale of tragic love. In medieval times, Lord of Cornwall decides to marry an Irish princess Isolde. However, his most loyal knight Tristan becomes bewitched by her beauty and they fall hopelessly in love. (imdb)
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True Confessions (1981)
De Niro (a Catholic Priest) and Duvall (a Homicide Detective) play brothers drawn together after many years apart, in the aftermath of the brutal murder of a young prostitute. (imdb)
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Cry of the Innocent (1980)
A Green Beret-veteran businessman investigates the plane crash in Ireland that killed his family. (imdb)
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Les Miserables (1978)
Jean Valjean, convicted of stealing bread, is hounded for decades by the relentless and cruel policeman Javert. (imdb)
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Fear in the City (1976)
A cop pursues the Mob for revenge as well as personal honor.
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Juggernaut (1974)
Some unknown maniac is threatening a navigation company to blow up one of its luxury transatlantics, the "Britannic", now in high sea with 1200 passengers. He is asking for a £500,000 ransom, otherwise the 7 bombs aboard will explode. An experienced anti-bomb squad is sent to the "Britannic", but although all the bombs are located, a very high skill level will be necessary to dismantle them. Perhaps that task is impossible... (imdb)
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The Abdication (1974)
Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689) abdicates and travels to Rome to embrace the Catholic church. Today, she is mostly known for the rumors that she was lesbian.
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The Homecoming (1973)
The share the house. They share the food. They share Teddy's wife. Such a nice happy family. (imdb)
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The Day of the Jackal (1973)
A professional assassin codenamed "Jackal" plots to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France. (imdb)
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The Italian Connection (1972)
When a shipment of heroin disappears between Italy and New York, a small-time pimp in Milan is framed for the theft. Two professional hitmen are dispatched from New York to find him, but the real thieves want to get rid of him before the New York killers get to him to eliminate any chance of them finding out he's the wrong man. When the pimp's wife and daughter are murdered in the course of the "manhunt", he swears revenge on everyone who had anything to do with it. (imdb)
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Execution Squad (1972)
In this Italian crime drama, Bertone (Enrico Maria Salerno) is a moderately honest homicide cop. Unfortunately, the court system is so inept and corrupt that many more-or-less honest policemen have begun taking the law into their own hands. Between his efforts to thwart the growth of crime and to control his vengeful co-workers, homicide-chief Bertone has his hands full. (allmovie.com)
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King Lear (1971)
An aging king mistakenly exiles the one daughter who loves him and divides his kingdom between the other two. (TCM.com)
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Harold and Maude (1971)
Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral (imdb)
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Sacco and Vanzetti (1971)
The story of two anarchists who were charged and unfairly tried for murder when it was really for their political convictions. (imdb)
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Tam Lin (1970)
Based on an ancient Scottish folk song, an older woman uses witchcraft to keep her young jet-set friends. (imdb)
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Brotherly Love (1969)
In an upper-class British household, a crazy alcoholic, has an incestuous relationship with his sister, who is also capable of being fairly spirited herself. (imdb)
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David Copperfield (1969)
This lackluster 1970 version of Charles Dickens' classic novel, David Copperfield (made as a film twice before) turns Dickens' picaresque tale into an extended flashback, with David Copperfield (Robin Phillips) as a young man, brooding on a deserted beach, recalling his youth. The characters are all trotted out in choppy flashbacks as David remembers his life as a young orphan, brought to London and passed around from relatives, to guardians, to boarding school. (allmovie.com)
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Galileo (1968)
A look at Galileo Galilei's discovery that the Earth revolves around the sun, with a focus on the clergy of the Catholic Church and on Galileo's heresy trial. (anonymous)
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Oedipus the King (1968)
This classic (Greek) tale tells how a noble youth accidentally marries his own mother, kills his own father (deliberately) and ends up paying a terrible price for invoking the wrath of the Gods. (imdb)
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The Taming of the Shrew (1967)
Brutish, fortune-hunting scoundrel Pertuchio tames his wealthy shrewish wife, Katharina. (imdb)
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Where the Spies Are (1966)
A country doctor dabbles in espionage to get a new car. (TCM.com)
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Fahrenheit 451 (1966)
In an oppressive future, a fireman whose duty is to destroy all books begins to question his task. (imdb)
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I Was Happy Here (1966)
Cass followed the bright lights to London, but was quickly disillusioned. She met (and married) Doctor Langdon, and soon realised she wanted to return to her home by the sea, and her first love Colin. (imdb)
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The Spy Who Came in from the Cold (1965)
British agent Alec Leamas refuses to come in from the cold war during the 1960s, choosing to face another mission, which may prove to be his final one. (imdb)
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80,000 Suspects (1963)
British doctor Richard Johnson arrives in the city of Bath, where a smallpox epidemic has broken out. If he has any hope of stemming the disease, he must locate and isolate its source. As if he hasn't got enough trouble on his hands, Johnson must contend with his failing marriage to Claire Bloom. Both of his problems are solved to everyone's satisfaction, but not without a few hypertense moments along the way. (allmovie.com)
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Waltz of the Toreadors (1962)
This is the end of a glorious military career: General Leo Fitzjohn retires to his Sussex manor where he will write his memoirs... (imdb)
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I Thank a Fool (1962)
A nurse (Christine Allison) finds herself becoming involved with the prosecuting attorney, who once years ago, had her convicted on charges of euthanasia. (imdb)
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Johnny Nobody (1961)
When the atheistic ranting of Irish-American author James Mulcahy upsets the inhabitants of the Irish village to which he has retired, a mob threatens him. But moments after he has dared God to strike him dead, a stranger appears and does so. The man, dubbed "Johnny Nobody" by the press, claims no knowledge of Mulcahy or even of himself. He asks the help of the village priest, Father Carey, in his upcoming trial for Mulcahy's murder. (imdb)
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Once Upon a Tram (1960)
One of the final tram rides on a rail line that connected the villages of Sutton and Howth on the east coast of Ireland is documented.
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The Night Fighters (1960)
In 1941, the IRA plans a campaign to coincide with the planned German invasion of England. Dermott O'Neil (Robert Mitchum) finds it easy to get into the IRA, but can he get out? (imdb)
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Floods of Fear (1959)
An innocent man convicted of murder befriends a woman who defends his innocence. (TCM.com)
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The Moon and Sixpence (1959)
A staid, dull Englishman abruptly deserts his wife and children to become a painter in the South Seas.
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Gideon of Scotland Yard (1958)
Gideon's Day follows a busy day in the life of Inspector Gideon, a Scotland Yard detective. While his home life is comically amiss, as a professional, he doggedly pursues the criminals until their found, sacrificing personal comfort and time with family to make sure justice is done.
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Miracle in Soho (1957)
Michael Morgan operates a pneumatic drill with a road resurfacing crew. He also operates on the girls in whatever street he happens to be working on. When a job takes him to London's Soho he is soon up to his usual games, but starts to realise there is something special about Julie, who is preparing with her Italian family to emigrate to Canada. (imdb)
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Ill Met by Moonlight (1957)
Based on the true story of how, during World War II, a gang of desparadoes (British officers enlisted for "hostilities only" and local partisans) went to the occupied island of Crete and kidnapped a German General from under the nose of his army. That was the easy bit !!! They then had to get him back to Cairo, dodging an intense air and land search. (imdb)
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The Rising of the Moon (1957)
Three stories examine the lives of the Irish living under British oppression. (TCM.com)
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Jacqueline (1956)
Captivating drama of a lovable little Irish girl and how she helps her tippler father find work. (imdb)
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The Man in the Road (1956)
Communist agents trail an important scientist to try to steal his top-secret new formula. (imdb)
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The Spanish Gardener (1956)
An overbearing father becomes jealous of the evolving friendship between his young son, Nicholas, and the charismatic gardener, Jose. Feeling threatened and resentful, Harrington goes to extreme lengths to destroy the mentoring relationship that has brought much joy to his sheltered child, even having Jose framed for theft. (Wikipedia)
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The Man Who Never Was (1956)
True story of a British attempt to trick the enemy into weakening Sicily's defenses before the 1943 attack, using a dead man with faked papers. (imdb)
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The March Hare (1956)
Sir Charles Hare, a young Irish baronet, gambles his all on one of his horses at Ascot. But the horse is 'pulled', and Sir Charles is forced to sell his Irish estate. His aunt, however, has some surprises in store for him. (imdb)
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Passage Home (1955)
Captain Lucky Ryland is about to retire. We flashback several years to a voyage on a ship he was captaining from South America. He is forced to give a lift to a British governess who is returning home. Both Ryland and his first mate fall for her.
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The Wild Heart (1952)
A re-editing of Gone to Earth after a disagreement and court case between director Michael Powell and producer David O. Selznick. Selznick's changes are mainly:- (1) Adding a prologue. (2) Adding scenes explaining things, often by putting labels or inscriptions on them. (3) Adding more close-ups of Jennifer Jones... (imdb)
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The Secret of Convict Lake (1951)
Jim Canfield, convicted of a crime he did not commit, escapes a Nevada prison with several hardened criminals. He leads them to the small farming community home of the man who not only framed him, but committed the crime. But Jim's plans for revenge are put on hold when he discovers that the local men have all joined the posse in the convict's pursuit, leaving their women behind... (imdb)
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The Blue Veil (1951)
Louise Mason is a young widow who fills her empty life with the task of becoming a children's nurse. As the years pass, and the widow tries to find her own place in life, her young charges, the children of various employers, grow and soon find themselves ready to face the world. When it seems that she will be alone, the nurse finds that her 'children' have ideas of their own in regards to helping their beloved mentor. (imdb)
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Soldiers Three (1951)
Three British officers look for adventure in 19th-century India. (TCM.com)
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The Elusive Pimpernel (1950)
A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine. (imdb)
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Gone to Earth (1950)
Hazel Woodus is a beautiful but innocent country girl who loves all the creatures around her, especially her pet fox cub. She is given a rough time by her father but can escape to run barefoot through the woods when her harsh life gets too much for her... (imdb)
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Once a Jolly Swagman (1949)
In the late 1930's, Bill Fox is a factory worker who's tired of his monotonous job. Defying his parents' wishes, he becomes a rider at the local speedway and quickly turns into the fans favourite with his daring riding. With the outbreak of WW2 Bill has few friends and a failed marriage, so he enlists in the army. This experience will make him return a changed man.
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The Small Back Room (1949)
The best bomb disposal officer during World War II was badly injured and is in frequent pain. He finds solace and relief from his pain in the whisky bottle & the pills that are never far away. A new type of booby trapped bomb push his nerves & resolution to the limit. (imdb)
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All Over the Town (1949)
Norman Wooland, who in 1948 made an excellent impression as Horatio in Olivier's Hamlet, is awarded top billing in the 1949 British comedy All Over the Town. A gentle satire of provincial politics, the film stars Wooland as ex-soldier Nat Hearn, who returns to his newspaper job after the war. Upset that the paper compromises its journalistic integrity to satisfy local businessmen, Nat takes over the publication and radically alters its editorial policy. (allmovie.com)
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Esther Waters (1948)
Esther goes into service in Victorian England, only to be seduced by the sweet talking groom William, who then takes off with his employer's daughter. Left alone to bring up the child, Esther manages and after 7 years has a chance at happiness. Then William turns up again... (TCM.com)
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Odd Man Out (1947)
Johnny McQueen, leader of a clandestine Irish organization, has been hiding in the house of Kathleen and her mother, planning a hold-up that will provide his group with the funds needed to continue its activities. During the hold-up, things go sour... (imdb)
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Inspector Hornleigh Goes to It (1941)
The plot pits Hornleigh and Bingham against a clever gang of Nazi espionage agents. Most of the action takes place aboard a speeding train, with our heroes never quite certain who can be trusted and who can't. Phyllis Calvert contributes to the intrigue as one Mrs. Wilkinson, who is, not all she seems to be. (imdb)
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