Eat the peach

Ireland, 1986

Film
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Based on a true story, Peter Ormrod’s tragi-comic tale of aspiring no-hopers follows the misadventures of two Irish villagers, Vinnie (Stephen Brennan) and Arthur (Eamon Mornsey), made unemployed by the closure of a Japanese electronics factory, who take inspiration from an old Elvis movie and blow their redundancy money on building a motorcycle “Wall of Death”. Local fame follows, but will the men have the spirit to survive if their big opening day doesn’t quite live up to their dreams? In the tradition of the Frank Capra genre this film is sure to enchant.

Credits

producer

John Kelleher

production company

Strongbow Productions

Duration

01:35:00:00

Production places
Ireland
Production dates
1986

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38688

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Ireland

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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