Irish drama, starring Gillian Anderson and Robert Carlyle. Young Donal (Tyrone Mckenna) lives with his single mother Kate (Anderson) in Belfast, and works after school at a greyhound trainer's to help make ends meet. The trainer (played by Ken Stott) agrees to let Donal keep one of the dogs if he can train him to win three successive races. At the same time, a mysterious figure from Kate's past, known only as 'O' (Carlyle) has returned, and as Donal gets closer to O, and as the dog trainer goes back on his deal, the young boy learns some harsh lessons about life.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 5.1 ), English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), English ( Subtitles ), ANAMORPHIC WIDESCREEN (1.78:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Anamorphic Widescreen, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Donal, a young kid, escapes his own life by working for a greyhound trainer after school. When one of the unsuccessful dogs is condemned, Donal speaks up and manages to persuade his boss to let him try and train it. If the dog wins three races Donal can take the dog as his own... ...The Mighty Celt