Rory O'Shea Was Here (2005) Rory (James McAvoy) has gelled spiky hair, a nose ring, and a mouth that won't stop berating people with cutting Irish wit. He also has… 2005-02-04 R PT104M Romola Garai James McAvoy Steven Robertson Focus
Movie Review

Rory O'Shea Was Here (2005)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
C

Details Limited Release: Feb 04, 2005; Rated: R; Length: 104 Minutes; With: Romola Garai, James McAvoy and Steven Robertson; Distributor: Focus

Rory (James McAvoy) has gelled spiky hair, a nose ring, and a mouth that won't stop berating people with cutting Irish wit. He also has muscular dystrophy. The movie gazes at this handicapped rebel and begs for our sympathy long after we've grown restless and eager to feel something else.

Originally posted Feb 14, 2005 Published in issue #807 Feb 18, 2005 Order article reprints