December 13, 2002 (LA/NY)
Rated PG for thematic material and language
Based on a true story, Desmond Doyle engages in a long legal battle with the Irish government and Catholic church over the custody of his children, after the state placed them in an orphanage when his wife Evelyn ran away and he lost his job....
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Pierce Brosnan puts his spy suit aside for a change and takes a chance with the family drama Evelyn
, based on the true story of Irish father Desmond Doyle who lost his children to the state's orphanage system. The result is a decent drama that never reaches anything momentous but never fails to entertain, either. Full movie review »