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Still shot from the movie: Dancing At Lughnasa.

Dancing At Lughnasa

Produced and filmed in Ireland and taking place in the 1930's, this movie proves the point that watching six people eat dinner can be interesting if they live in a land and time that are foreign to the audience. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: A
Sexual Content: B
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 95
Theater Release: 13 Nov 1998
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MPAA Rating: PG
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

In an early scene when Jack returns, he hears a radio for the first time. Proclaiming the radio to be “a miracle”, Kate insists that it isn’t, but instead is a product of science. At the end of the film, the radio provides the music that allows the sisters to dance together. How does the radio prove to be both a miracle as well as a benefit of science?

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