Irish Film Trivia Round 7

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The Questions

Eva Birthistle plays Cillian Murphy’s mother in “Breakfast On Pluto”, in reality how many years apart are they in age?


While contracted to play James Bond what specific wardrobe restrictions caused a bit of trouble for Pierce Brosnan’s role in “The Thomas Crown Affair”?


Which Irish Actor summed up acting quite simply as “Be the person I’m playing. That’s what acting is. You’re pretending to be someone else.”?

Guess The Film

Which Thaddeus O’Sullivan movie script was altered when he found out about a similar themed John Boorman production?


Which in which Irish film starring Brendan Gleeson did the director ask Calexico if would they write part of the score to sound like Ennio Morricone?


Which Irish Film did the late Roger Ebert describe as “ a very funny movie about the people packed into small houses on a small street in a tight little neighborhood in Ireland.”


How is the Irish made title “Nothing Personal” connected to the years 1995 and 2009?

Guess The Film

Which Irish made film started out when Martin Sheen was given a book at the celebration of what would have been his late Mother’s 100 Birthday?


Which Irish actor has played the following characters; Danny, Liam, Jason, Ray, Tim, Nicky, Billy and Burglar 1 etc.?

Guess The Film

Which Lenny Abrahamson film made the 2013 European Film Award’s Film Selection long list?


The Answers

While she played his mother in “Breakfast On Pluto” Eva Birthistle is only 2 years older than Cillian Murphy.

The Bond contract forbade him to wear a tuxedo in any other films.

Saoirse Ronan spoke those words about acting.

“Ordinary Decent Criminal” (O’Sullivan’s film was going to be directly about Martin Cahill until they found out about Boorman’s “The General”)

“The Guard” had music written by Calexico made to sound like Ennio Morricone.

The Snapper was described thus by Roger Ebert.

Two different films of the same name “Nothing Personal” made in Ireland in those two years.

“Stella Days” was the film eventually made with Martin Sheen.

Robert Sheehan played all of those characters. 

“What Richard Did” made the 2013 European Awards Selection Long List.

Thanks for reading, if you enjoyed those here are a few more rounds…

Irish Film Trivia

Irish Film Trivia Round 2

Irish Film Trivia Round 3

Irish Film Trivia Round 4

Irish Film Trivia Round 5

Irish Film Trivia Round 6

Irish Film Trivia Round 8

Irish Film Trivia Round 9

Irish Film Trivia Round 10


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