48 Angels

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48 Angels ★★½ 2006 (PG-13)

Nine-year-old Seamus (newcomer Flynn) is terminally ill. Inspired by the story of Saint Columcille, he sets off in a rowboat to find God and ask for a miracle. When Seamus meets wounded Darry (Brolly) and teenaged runaway James (Travers), the unlikely trio decides to stay together and help each other. Touching but not maudlin story; beautiful Irish scenery. 90m/ C DVD . IR Shane Brolly, John Travers, Darragh Kelly, Ciaran Flynn; D: Marion Comer; W: Marion Comer; M: Patrick Duffner.