A Date for Mad Mary

Synopsis: 'Mad' Mary McArdle returns to Drogheda after a short spell in prison - for something she'd rather forget. Back home, everything and everyone has changed. Her best friend, Charlene, is about to get married and Mary is to be her maid of honour. When Charlene refuses Mary a 'plus one' on the grounds that she probably couldn't find a date, Mary becomes determined to prove her wrong. 'A date for Mad Mary' is a tough and tender story about friendship, first love, and letting go of the glory days.
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director(s): Darren Thornton
Production: Element Pictures
  7 wins & 3 nominations.
 
IMDB:
7.1
Rotten Tomatoes:
93%
Year:
2016
82 min
39 Views


What do you mean?

It looks like a little tablecloth.

Jesus, Mary.

What?

You smell of booze.

Yeah, well, I thought we were meant

to go out last night.

Yeah, sorry.

Just been a bit mad with all of this.

Missed ya.

Here, hold that.

I got you this.

- What's this for?

- You've to make a speech at the weddin',

...and just with your accent.

I've the same accent as you.

What're you laughin' at?

Nothin'.

Nothin' is right.

Laugh at me again and watch what happens.

Excuse me, do you realise

you're actually the maid of honour?

It is your duty to the bride

to turn up for fittings on time

and to organise everyone on the day

and show up with a nice fella

that matches your dress.

What's that mean?

Mary.

I wouldn't worry about her

turnin' up with a fella, Sally.

Chance'll be a fine thing.

Think I can get a fella quicker

than you, Leona.

And how'd you work that one out'?

I've been with the same chap

the past five years.

Who?

Seamus McCrory.

- Who?

- He was the year behind us in school.

The little midget who used to do football

in his underpants, him?

That was f***in' years ago, Mary.

People don't forget, Leona.

Yeah, well, at least I

have a f***in' boyfriend.

I wouldn't touch him with yours.

You're not even getting a plus one.

Charlene has given it to Declan's cousin.

Jesus Christ! You think we could

focus on me for a while now?

Come here, what was it like?

Would have been nice to hear from you.

Said you didn't want visitors.

You could have wrote, like.

You should have told me, like...

Where the f*** is he?

Just text him and tell him

we're goin' drinkin'.

- No.

- Please?

No!

Why not?

Cos the wedding is this day, three weeks,

and I've f***in' a hundred

and one things to be doin'.

How come I didn't get a plus one?

Cos the plates are like 60 quid.

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