The Dawning [DVD] [1989]

Anthony Hopkins stars in this romantic drama, which has been given a streamlined DVD release. The Dawning has been given a full-frame transfer to disc in the aspect ratio of 1.33:1, while the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The dialogue is in English, with no multiple language options or bonus materials included.

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    Special Features

    • Scene index
    • Digitally mastered
    • Closed Captioned


    The Dawning
    A young woman in her late teens is caught up in the political unrest of Southern Ireland in the 1920s in this drama that features an excellent cast. Nancy (Rebecca Pidgeon) befriends the pistol packing stranger she dubs Cassius (Anthony Hopkins) while he hides in a beach hut. He talks the naive Nancy into delivering a message to Dublin. There she meets Joe Mulhare (Mark O'Regan) and befriends the recipient of the message. Only when she witnesses the shooting deaths of 12 British officers does she realize the content of the lethal message. After the shootings, Nancy rushes to try and warn Cassius about the military police who are closing in on him. Trevor Howard is the old army officer and grandfather in his last screen role, with Jean Simmons as Aunt Mary. Watch for Hugh Grant as Harry, the stuffed shirt on whom Nancy has a huge crush. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Anthony Hopkins
      Anthony Hopkins - Maj. Angus "Cassuis" Barry
    • Rebecca Pidgeon
      Rebecca Pidgeon - Nancy Gulliver
    • Trevor Howard
      Trevor Howard - Grandfather
    • Hugh Grant
      Hugh Grant - Harry
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      Ronnie Masterson - Bridie

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