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The Mighty Celt

Rating:No Rating
Genre:Drama
Release Date:August 26, 2005
Running time:82 minutes
Cast:Gillian Anderson, Robert Carlyle, Ken Stott, Sean McGinley, Tyrone McKenna
Director:Pearse Elliott
Producer:Paddy Breathnach, Paddy McDonald, Robert Walpole
Writer:Pearse Elliott
Distributor:TV3

Description: Donal is a West Belfast schoolboy who lives with his single mother, Kate. To help make ends meet, he works long hours after school for a local dog trainer. It becomes obvious that Donal has a very special way with dogs, and the trainer allows the boy to train and keep a losing dog -- named The Mighty Celt by Donal -- if the greyhound wins three consecutive races. Meanwhile life at home becomes more interesting when former IRA man, O, an enigmatic figure from Kate's past, reappears on the scene after more than a decade.

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