The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne


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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Drama, Romance | 1h 56min |
| Stars: Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins, Wendy Hiller | Director: Jack Clayton

A middle-aged piano teacher’s hopeless life in Dublin boarding houses


The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987) photograph (1) | Maggie Smith
Maggie Smith
Judith Hearne
Bob Hoskins
James Madden
British actress Wendy Hiller in a photograph from Carol Reed’s 1951 film, Outcast of the Islands
Aunt D’Arcy
Marie Kean
Mrs Rice
Ian McNeice
Bernard Rice
Alan Devlin
Father Quigley
Rudi Davies
Prunella Scales
Moira O’Neill
Áine Ní Mhuirí
Edie Marinan
Sheila Reid
Miss Friel
Niall Buggy
Mr Lenehan
Kate Binchy
Sister Ignatius
Martina Stanley
Sister Mary-Paul
Veronica Quilligan
Mrs Mullen
Frank Egerton
The Major
Leonard Maguire
Doctor Bowe
Kevin Flood
Owen O’Neill
Catherine Cusack
Una O’Neill
Peter Gilmore
Kevin O’Neill
James Holland
Shaun O’Neill
Aidan Murphy
Youth at Liquor Store
Emma Jane Lavin
Young Judith
Dick Sullivan
Alan Radcliffe
Young Priest
Seamus Newham
Taxi Driver
Paul Boyle
Taxi Driver
Isolde Cazelet
Old Woman
Marjorie Hogan
Old Woman
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Inevitably gloomy tale, intelligently crafted and with wonderfully detailed performances. (Halliwell’s)


Photograph from The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne (1987) (1) featuring Maggie Smith


Jack Clayton
Richard Johnson
Peter Nelson
Producer / Writer (screenplay)
Brian Moore
Writer (novel)