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Durango: Original Motion Picture Score
A light love story set in gorgeous Ireland scenery!
Bonnie McKinzie | Garden Grove, CA USA | 06/04/2000
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Young Mark is played by Matt Kesslar who is quietly in love with a girl. However, her strong-willed, nasty father, Fergus, played by Patrick Bergen has decided he will "take the head" of anyone courting his daughter. Not afraid, but also not stupid, Mark sets out to prove his manhood, hoping to impress cantankerous Fergus. Since he is a savvy but struggling cattle farmer, Mark refuses to be sucked into the fraudulent scheme of accepting half what his herd is worth. He undertakes an unprecedented 40 mile cattle drive, hoping to get his full price. The drive is made interesting by dangerous attempts at sabotage by jealous ranchers, and the presence of Brenda Fricker as his headstrong, feisty aunt. Brenda is, again, excellent in this role. In spite of danger, Mark's love and his business knowledge make him even more determined to end up with coins in his pocket and a wife on his arm. The only reason I deducted one star is I felt the movie needed a tad more depth in the story line. Hallmark Hall of Fame chose a warm, family movie in this one...and the scenery is second to none."
The movie wasnt all that great, this is what i came up with
scrawny_tawny | canada | 11/02/2003
(3 out of 5 stars)
"In this drama set in Ireland in the 1930s, Mark Doran (Matt Keeslar) is a young man who has grown up on a cattle farm and has fallen in love with lovely Annie Mullaney (Nancy St. Alban). However, Annie's father Fergus (Patrick Bergin) regards Mark as a callow youth and insists that he prove his manhood before Mark can ask for his daughter's hand in marriage. Mark sees an opportunity to prove himself and help his family at the same time when he becomes angry with the low prices offered by a local cattle broker; Mark decides that he will instead drive his herd 40 miles to the next available market, where's he's sure that they will bring in more money. Mark sets out to play cowboy with his rough-and-tumble Aunt Maeve (Brenda Fricker) in tow, but they soon run into interference from angry ranchers unhappy with Mark's stunt."
Speaking as an Irish man, this is a great movie
scrawny_tawny | 01/16/2003
(5 out of 5 stars)
"John B Keane's book was done justice by this movie. This movie has everything, a love story, action, historical facts and humour. It is definitely worth a look."