DVD - 2003
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When his wife runs off and his daughter Evelyn and two young sons are sent to an orphanage, Desmond Doyle takes his case to Ireland's Supreme Court in an effort to win custody of his children.
Publisher: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, [2003]
Edition: Special ed. --
ISBN: 9780792855033
Branch Call Number: DVD 362.732092 Doyle 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (95 min.) :,sd., col. ;,12 cm., in container +,1 insert


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Aug 19, 2014

Evelyn is based on a true story of a father who did not heed the word "no" when the Irish government told him he could not raise his children. The actors do a great job especially Sophie Vavasseur as Evelyn. Heartwarming story.

Feb 14, 2014

This movie, loosely based on a true story, came out in 2002. Sophie Vavasseur stars as Evelyn, the little girl sent to an orphanage . Her father Desmond Doyle is played by Pierce Brosnan and the cast includes Juliana Margulies, Alan Bates, Aiden Quinn and Stephen Rea.It is Irish to the core and tells of the struggle of Desmond Doyle against the power of the Catholic Church and Government to have the Provisions of The Children's Act of 1941 repealed so that he could re-unite his family after their mother ran off to Australia.. A moving and inspirational film.

Mar 12, 2012

Slow but interesting true account of how a down and out Irishman took on the legal system and won.

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