The Mighty Celt
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The Mighty Celt
A young boy from a broken home learns the harsh realities of life after adopting an awkward greyhound and befriending a mysterious figure from his mother's past in this tender coming of age story starring Gillian Anderson, Robert Carlyle, and Tyrone McKenna. Donal (McKenna) and his single mother Kate (Anderson) share a small home in Belfast. When their finances start to dwindle, Donal goes to work for local dog trainer Good Joe (Ken Stott) to help make ends meet. Despite the benevolence that his name implies, Good Joe is anything but, and has a reputation for going back on his word. So… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Nothing much to get excited about."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"This gentle story of a boy and his dog has enough grit and energy to be both entertaining and insightful."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Anderson delivers a note-perfect Northern Irish accent that suggests her days as Dana Scully are well and truly behind her."
‑ Matthew Turner, ViewLondon
"Pearse Elliott's directorial debut is impressive, and it'll warm the cockles of the toughest of hearts, but it's ultimately far too black and white."
‑ Joe Utichi, FilmFocus
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