Director: Gillies MacKinnon
Writing Credits: Shane Connaughton and Kerry Crabbe
Cast: Albert Finney, Aidan Quinn, Robin Wright, Milo O’Shea, Alan Devlin, Niamh Cusack, Ian McElhinney and Stella McCusker.
Music by: Jean-Claude Petit
Release Date: April 24, 1992 (USA) | May 29, 1992 (UK)
Box Office USA: $4,906,900
BO Opening Weekend: $32,525 | 2 theaters | $16,262 average
Filming Dates: June/August 1991
Filming Locations: Redhills Village, County Cavan, Ireland
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 109 minutes
Plot: Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) scandalizes her provincial Irish village in the 1950s by having a baby out of a wedlock, and refusing to name the father. She has a rare beauty and every man in town desires her, especially Sergeant Hegarty (Albert Finney). The arrival of a dramatic troupe stirs things up even more, especially when she falls in love with one of the “Playboys”, Tom Casey (Aidan Quinn)
-Annette Bening was originally going to play Tara but had to drop out because she was pregnant.
‘The Playboys’ Trailer: