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The Dead

1987 Rated PG 1hr 23m

An all-Irish cast lends authenticity to director John Huston's final film, based on a short story by James Joyce. After a convivial holiday dinner party, things begin to unravel when a couple addresses some prickly issues concerning their marriage.

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Movie Details

1988 Independent Spirit Awards®
1988 Academy Award®
  • Best Writing Adapted Screenplay nominee
  • Best Costume Design nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1


English, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.