Direct Source (1986)
USA | English | Color | 1h 45min

Michael Lamb is a Father questioning his calling, in a Reform School in Ireland. When young epileptic runaway Eoin is sent to the school, the two recognise kindred spirits and escape to London together. With the police on their tail and the money running out however, Lamb is forced to make some terrible decisions.

Cast View all

Liam Neeson Michael Lamb
Harry Towb Priest
Hugh O'Conor Owen Kane
Frances Tomelty Mrs. Kane
Ian Bannen Brother Benedict
Ronan Wilmot Brother Fintan
Denis Carey Mr. Lamb
Eileen Kennally Neighbour Woman
David Gorry O'Donnell
Andrew Pickering Murphy
Stuart O'Connor O'Holloran
Ian McElhinney Maguire
Bernadette McKenna Jeweller's Assistant
Jessica Saunders Bank Teller on Boat
Robert Hamilton Stranger at Holyhead
Roger Booth Farmer on Train
Marjie Lawrence Separtment Store Assistant
Nicola Wright Hotel Receptionist
Freddie Stuart First Crook
Roy Glascock Second Crook
Doreen Keogh Landlady Cheap Hotel
Nick Dunning Football Spectator
Nigel Humphreys Policeman
Tony Wredden Pharmacist
Dudley Sutton Haddock

Crew View all

Director Colin Gregg
Writer Bernard MacLaverty
Producer Neil Zeiger, Al Burgess, Martin Proctor
Photography Michael Garfath
Musician Van Morrison


Barcode Format Region Released Edition
779836200891 DVD 1 Jan 10, 2000
096009441043 DVD 1 Mar 20, 2018
5014138294311 DVD 2