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Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family in the 1980's.

Starring:
Deirdre O'Kane, Peter McDonald
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Product Details

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  • Feature ages_15_and_over
Runtime 2 hours 13 minutes
Starring Deirdre O'Kane, Peter McDonald, Chris O'Dowd, Johnny Vegas, Steve Coogan
Director Declan Lowney
Genres Comedy
Studio BBC WORLDWIDE
Rental release 15 October 2012
Main languages English
Hearing impaired subtitles English

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It is often said that observational comedy can be the funniest, and this is very true of Moone Boy's first series.
I expected Chris o Dowd to be funny, quirky, cheeky and a bit daring in his retrospective and semi autobiographical look at his 11 year old self. He did not disappoint. However, I did not expect such attention to detail about small town Ireland to be so perfect in its
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Moone boy is probably the funniest of uk/ire comedy since father ted . I cant help but see my upbringing brought back to life but with a tongue in cheek approach(my god that happened to me although i wouldn't admit it). The acting from all involved is convincing and enjoyable,the leads are fantastic and believable.The only downside is its only six episodes and we have to wait probably to next year for new episodes.I have seen chris o'dowd in many things and enjoy his presence but in this i can see he is having fun and we are along for the ride
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By Tommy Dooley TOP 100 REVIEWER on 21 April 2013
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A cracking TV comedy comes along every now and again bit the periods in between are as arid as any desert, Chris O' Dowd has brought us a luscious oasis of mirth based on his Irish childhood and I can't get enough of it. It is about Martin Moone played brilliantly by the young David Rawle. He has three sisters and is both the youngest and the only boy growing up in eighties catholic Ireland. In order to cope with the travails of life and the terrors of school he invents an imaginary friend.

This imaginary friend is, Sean Murphy, is played by Chris O'Dowd (`The IT Crowd, `The Sapphires' and `Bridesmaids') who is his usual entertaining self. We follow them on the ups and downs and the inevitable situations that lead to only more trouble. Over the six episodes we also have guest appearance from the likes of Steve Coogan and Johnny Vegas - playing another imaginary friend. We also have school bullies, the effects Mary Robinson had on women's rights and more importantly hair styles and a pastiche of the Berlin Wall as well as some unintentional and intentional bad make up days.

This is one of those shows that becomes addictive, like `Father Ted' or more recently `The Inbetweeners' and I absolutely loved it. It does help if you get the whole Irish humour thing, but either way the characters are so over the top and the situations just on the right side of ludicrous that it all works brilliantly. I just hope they get around to another series very soon as this is the sort of thing we need more of, a lot more indeed. I am off to watch them all again as it really is that good and I know I will have missed bits through laughing the first time round.
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It a very funny yet sweet story of a boy growing up in Ireland. he has an imaginary friend played by Chris O'Dowd. it is beautifully scripted and the performances are very good with great comedy timing. Also has some great cameos in it from other well know comedy actors. I bought this as a was a fan of Chris O'Dowd and was not disappointed. I am expecting a series two!
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This is a fantastically funny series and I do hope they do another one. If you've not seen it on Sky buy the DVD, it's a really sit down with the family and watch. The humour is alternative, a little rude from a boy's perspective and so some may not get why this Irishman is following this Irish lad around. I did at first then when you get it, it is brilliant. What a great concept.
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This is about a 12 year old boy called Martin Moone boyle growing up in Boyle,Ireland. Starring the great Chris O'Dowd. This is hilarious and is about Martins imaginary friend Sean Murphy,played by the great O'Dowd. Its hilarious and Martins parents Debra and Liam are funny too. Extra credit for Padraic(porric) who is hi-la-ri-ous!
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Entertaining in some regards, but i have seen better. There were quite a few laughs but I found it a little slow with the obvious plot. The idea of looking into the mind of a young man who is trying to deal with the difficulties os surviving school in an atmosphere of filled with bullies and other humiliations was done in a very entertaining style.The film had merit, but it was the type of thing where everything surrounds just a few jokes.
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Bought this as a present for my friend living in the UK, having missed the first series. As an Irish person from that era I just love this but I think it crosses over as it covers an era of innocence and simplicity. Chris O'Dowd captures it really well and even my Scottish husband who didn't grow up in Ireland thinks it's hilarious and agrees that it crosses over to other countries and experiences of growing up. Fantastic.
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