The Playboys
Closed Capationed Starring: Robin Wright, Aidan Quinn & Albert Finney Director: Gillies MacKinnon  Rated: PG: Parental Guidance Suggested

The Playboys
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DVD Features:

  • Rated: PG
  • Closed captioning available
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 49 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1992
  • Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
  • Audio:
    • Stereo Surround - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Trailers: Original Theatrical Trailer

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Entertainment Reviews:

New York Times - 04/22/1992
"...Enchanting and lyrical, superbly picturesque....The film's principal surprise is [Wright]..."
USA Today - 04/24/1992
"...Wright keeps getting better, with this her most solid role to date..." -- 3 out of 4 stars
Entertainment Weekly - 05/15/1992
"...A movie of warmth and charm....Aidan Quinn is a chivalrous dream....[Finney] gives THE PLAYBOYS a drop of raw, unvarnished romanticism..."
Los Angeles Times - 05/01/1992
"...Fully of bawdy lyricism and rough-hewn wit, graced with an expert cast....The movie fully seizes us..."

Product Description:

In a small Irish village, strong-willed Tara shocks the townspeople by having a baby out of wedlock and refusing to name the father. Despite her efforts to remain independent, she finds herself the object of desire of two very different suitors. When Tara chooses one of them, the other jealously forces them into a situation that will change their lives forever.

Plot Synopsis:

An unwed mother who lives in a small Irish town finds herself the object of two mens' affections: one, an actor in a travelling troupe of performers, the other the local constable. When she chooses the handsome young actor, his jealous rival turns violent...

Plot Keywords:

Betrayal | Love Story | Theatrical Release | Vengeance

Production Notes:

  • Annette Bening was originally slated to play the role taken by Robin Wright, but she relinquished the part just before the film's went into production.

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  • Sales Rank: 76,439
  • UPC: 027616903785
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