A Man of No Importance (film)

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A Man of No Importance
DVD cover
Directed bySuri Krishnamma
Produced byJonathan Cavendish
Written byBarry Devlin (screenplay)
Music byJulian Nott
CinematographyAshley Rowe
Edited byDavid Freeman
Release date
  • 10 September 1994 (1994-09-10)
Running time
99 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom
Box office$934,550 (USA) (sub-total)[1]

A Man of No Importance is a 1994 comedy drama film directed by Suri Krishnamma and starring Albert Finney.


Alfred Byrne is a closeted homosexual bus conductor in 1963 Dublin. His sister tries to find him a suitable woman, but his real passion is putting on amateur theatre productions of Oscar Wilde plays. The film deals with his struggle, temptation, and friendships, and how they are affected by his homosexuality.[2]


See also[edit]

A Man of No Importance (musical) a musical based on this film.


  1. ^ A Man of No Importance at Box Office Mojo
  2. ^ O'Connell, Dióg (2012). Jez Conolly, Caroline Whelan (ed.). World Film Locations: Dublin. Intellect Books. pp. 36–37.

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