Breakfast on Pluto


2h 9m 2005

Brief Synopsis

Set in the 1970's, tale follows the exploits of Patrick Braden, an endearing, but deceptively tough young man. Abandoned as a baby in his small Irish hometown and aware from a very early age that he is different, Patrick survives this harsh environment with the aid of his wit and charm, plus a sweet

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Company Of Wolves; Irish Film Board; Number 9 Films; Parallel Films; PathT International; PathT International; PathT International; Pathe Image
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; A-Film Distribution; Alternative Films; Cts; Fandango; Luxor Entertainment (Russia); Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Theatrical Distribution Oy; PathT International; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Ster-Kinekor; Vertigo Films (Spain)
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 9m

Synopsis

Set in the 1970's, tale follows the exploits of Patrick Braden, an endearing, but deceptively tough young man. Abandoned as a baby in his small Irish hometown and aware from a very early age that he is different, Patrick survives this harsh environment with the aid of his wit and charm, plus a sweet refusal to let anyone and anything change who he is.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
2005
Production Company
Company Of Wolves; Irish Film Board; Number 9 Films; Parallel Films; PathT International; PathT International; PathT International; Pathe Image
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; A-Film Distribution; Alternative Films; Cts; Fandango; Luxor Entertainment (Russia); Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Theatrical Distribution Oy; PathT International; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Ster-Kinekor; Vertigo Films (Spain)
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 9m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 16, 2005

Released in United States December 2, 2005

Released in United States on Video April 18, 2006

Released in United States 2005

Released in United States September 2005

Released in United States November 2005

Released in United States February 2006

Shown at New York Film Festival September 22-October 9, 2005.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama Special) February 9-19, 2006.

Based on the novel "Breakfast on Pluto" written by Patrick McCabe; published by Harpercollins November, 1998.

Project was previously set up at Dreamworks.

Released in United States Fall November 16, 2005

Released in United States December 2, 2005 (Los Angeles)

Released in United States on Video April 18, 2006

Released in United States 2005 (Shown at New York Film Festival September 22-October 9, 2005.)

Released in United States September 2005 (Shown at Telluride Film Festival September 2-5, 2005.)

Released in United States November 2005 (Shown at AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival (Special Presentation) November 3-13, 2005.)

Released in United States February 2006 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (Panorama Special) February 9-19, 2006.)

Co-winner of the 2005 award for Special Recognition For Excellence In Filmmaking by the National Board of Review (NBR).