Angela's Ashes (1999)
December 25, 1999 (Limited)
January 21, 2000 (Moderate)
Rated R for sexual content and some language
Frank McCourt moved back to Ireland when he was very young and was subjected to a life of poverty and misery. As he grew up, he yearned to return to America. His life is complicated by his unemployable, alcoholic dad....
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I have never read Frank McCourt's novel nor will I ever, but as a movie, Angela's Ashes
is an easy tale to watch. The tale is McCourt's life and how he and his family deal with a dad that doesn't provide and miserable living conditions that are hardly suitable for humans to stay in. It is also about Frank trying to earn enough money to come to America, the home he left when he was younger. Full movie review »