Agnes Browne
Agnes Browne (1999)

Actress Anjelica Huston directed and stars in this drama based on Brendan O'Carroll's novel The Mammy. Set in Dublin in 1967, Agnes Browne (Anjelica Huston) is the mother of seven children, barely making ends meet when her husband… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 1, 1999
DVD Release Date: August 22, 2000
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Emanuel Levy

Set in Dublin in 1967, this extremely old-fashioned melodrama, about the struggle of a young widow to support her large family, is a throwback to the woman's picture of yesteryear and barely a notch above TV-Movie-of-the Week.

Boo Allen
Denton Record-Chronicle

Angelica Huston proves that her career lies in acting, not directing.

Eric D. Snider

Often tries too hard to be funny.

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Michael Dequina

What can one say about a film whose idea of comedy is having the two women sit around discussing whether or not they've had an 'organism' or not?

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A terrific movie that affirms the natural highs of true and lasting friendship.

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Peter Henne
Film Journal International

Huston's skill at evoking public conduct naturally and easily--she lived part of her childhood in Dublin--makes Agnes Browne succeed.

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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Great characterizations with Anjelica Huston giving bravura performance.

Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

A rare movie that inspires no reaction whatsoever.

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