Everybody has a story, which is the main problem with THE PLAYBOYS, an overstuffed if engaging drama set and shot in Ireland.
The closest the film comes to a central character, Tara Maguire (Robin Wright) gives birth as the movie begins. She's unmarried, which would be no big deal today. However, since this is a small town just south of the Northern Irish border during the 1950s, and she won't name the baby's father, it
is a very big deal at the time. The town pastor has more influence over the people than even the mayor or the constable. And the pastor wants Tara to be married. The pastor notwithstanding, there are few who would cross Hegarty (Albert Fin...