Leaving aside the bizarre climax in which a certain swivel-hipped Welsh pop star arrives to save the day, this is a warm and engaging bit of domestic drama featuring a fine supporting cast and a star turn by director-leading lady Anjelica Huston. It's 1967, and at
4:10 AM on a typically wet Dublin morning, the husband of Agnes Browne (Huston) gives up the ghost; by lunchtime, she's down at social services applying for her widow's pension. With seven kids and a meager income from the fruit-and-vegetable stand she mans on Market Street, Agnes has no choice
but to think practically, and turns to predatory loan shark Mr. Billy (Ray Winstone) in order to pay for her lat...