One man takes on the Irish law system and the Catholic Church in a bid to be reunited with his children in this "winning, heart-warming yarn" based on an inspirational true story.
Bond superstar PIERCE BROSNAN is devoted father Desmond Doyle, in a role that sees him transformed from action hero to working-class hero. It is also a role that has become one of the most acclaimed of his career and he gives a heartfelt performance, backed by a superior ensemble that includes JULIANNA MARGULIES (best known for her role in TV's E.R.), STEPHEN REA (from THE CRYING GAME), AIDAN QUINN (from MICHAEL COLLINS) and ALAN BATES (from GOSFORD PARK).
Under the skilled direction of BRUCE BERESFORD(DRIVING MISS DAISY, BREAKER MORANT), EVELYN tugs at the heartstrings while hitting all the right notes that will see it become one of the year's most beloved "feel-good" movies.