Breakfast on Pluto
Breakfast on Pluto (2005)

Young Patrick "Pussy" Braden flees Ireland for London during the politically tumultuous 1970s on a quest to find love and a place to call home. There he becomes a transvestite prostitute and gets involved in an IRA bombing… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 18, 2006
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Well-acted if monotonous drama about a transvestite prostitute in London during the 1970s.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

The film is downright aggravating.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

[Jordan] successfully grafts two Irish literary modes, snappy social satire and gloomy dirge.

Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Celebratory subversion

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Tom Long
Detroit News

Breakfast on Pluto may seem a fairy tale at times (no pun intended), but this Kitten has claws.

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Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Perhaps too audacious for some and too coy for others, Breakfast on Pluto is one of those mercurial movies where you really have no idea where it'll take you next. Like its star, it's smart, mischievous and fearless.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

"Kitten" is one of the most admirable characters ever depicted on-screen.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Like Kitten and everything else about Breakfast on Pluto, it's altogether too overstated and obvious, but at least it doesn't pretend to have any significance whatsoever.

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Paul Chambers
CNNRadio

Rambling romance about a man truely in love with himself. Cilian Murphy has great talent, but not in this loser directed by Neil Jordan. My advice to Murphy...speak up and stop mumbling.

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Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

Murphy's turn as the irrepressible Kitten is simply mesmerising - outrageous, tender and full of the sort of deep pain that no amount of make-up can conceal.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
An orphaned transvestite navigates associations with the IRA and the search for his birth mother. Aside from the chameleon performance by Cillian Murphy as… More
Conner Rainwater
I just love the completely outrageous nature of this. The narrative side of this is just such a charming and unique story. Cillian Murphy just shows what an… More
Steven Carrier
Like Patrick McCabe's novel, Neil Jordan's "Breakfast on Pluto" is episodic and fragmented. I did enjoy the way Jordan moves his camera and… More
Anthony Lawrie
Another fine Neil Jordan film! The cast are brilliant especially Cillian Murphy. The film works well in chapter format and delivers laughs and tears in equal… More
Stella Dallas
it's a sweet and hopeful tale about a foundling named kitten, growing up strange in an irish town that never understood him, moving to swinging london in… More
Lady D'arbanville
An interesting role for Cillian Murphy and one he played well. A tale that seems over the top in parts and realistic in others. It?s not a hugely powerful… More

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