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|The Tiger's Tail|
|Directed by||John Boorman|
|Produced by||John Boorman|
|Written by||John Boorman|
|Starring|| Brendan Gleeson |
and Ciarán Hinds
|Music by||Stephen McKeon|
|Edited by||Ron Davis|
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