The Boy from Mercury Trailer

The Boy from Mercury Trailer (1996)

06 December 1996 Fantasy 87 mins

Set in 1960s Dublin, a fatherless eight-year-old boy who feels alienated by his family, escapes his reality by deciding he's been sent from Mercury to study life on Earth. His fantasies mirror the life of his hero, Flash Gordon, from the serial he watches each week at the local cinema. His escapades result in dilemmas that drive his mother to such distraction that she turns to the boy's strange uncle for help.

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Rita Tushingham

as May Cronin

Tom Courtenay

as Uncle Tony Cronin

James Hickey

as Harry Cronin

Ian McElhinney

as Brother Dowdall


Seamus Deasy

Seamus Deasy Director of Photography

International Releases Dates

Ireland 06 December 1996

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