Evelyn (2002) (C)
"... Genuinely inspirational."
From the director of Driving Miss Daisy comes this compelling, heartwarming and inspiring true story of a father (Pierce Brosnan) who faces impossible odds to keep his family together.
Times are tough in Dublin, Ireland. But no one has it tougher than Desmond Doyle when his wife runs off, and his beloved daughter Evelyn and two young sons are sent to an orphanage by the government.
Enlisting the help of loyal friends (Julianna Margulies, Stephen Rea) and a feisty American lawyer (Aidan Quinn), he takes his case to Ireland's Supreme Court in a history making quest to topple an ironclad law... and win back custody of his children. -- (C) MGM Home Entertainment, 2002, Germany/Ireland/USA/UK/Netherlands.
Starring Pierce Brosnan, Juliana Margulies, Stephen Rea, Aidan Quinn, John Lynch, Sophie Vavasseur, Alan Bates.
Directed by Bruce Beresford.
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