It is Now or Never (1996)

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The Irish west coast's at once harsh and graceful landscape is the setting for this documentary comedy. In the center stands Jimmy, middle-aged and lonely. Of living beings the view from his window only offers a cow, which he purchased from another bachelor friend. Jimmy dreams of a woman to share his life with and approaches a matchmaker, who asks him about wishes and preferences concerning the opposite sex. Jimmy waits, fantasizes, jokes with his bachelor neighbour Austin, asks his God and his dog for advice while building dikes of stone as he has done all his life humming “ it is now or never". But one day the vigorous man gets a call from the matchmaker.


Staged documentary

44 minutes

Available in English

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