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103 Ratings

The Snapper

Directed by Stephen Frears
United Kingdom, 1993
Comedy, Drama, TV Movie


Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of the town.

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The Snapper Directed by Stephen Frears

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1993 | Directors' Fortnight

Toronto International Film Festival

1993 | Winner: People's Choice Award

BAFTA Awards

1994 | 2 wins including: Best Film or Video Editor (Fiction/Entertainment) (Television)

1994 | Nominee: Best Single Drama (Television)

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