By EW Staff
Updated September 15, 1995 at 04:00 AM EDT
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A Man of No Importance

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Middle-aged Dubliner Alfie Byrne (Finney) is a sentimental ticket-taker on the city’s green double-deck buses who begins his days showering commuters with verse and ends them at home, cooking for his spinster sister (Fricker). But what he really wants to do is direct. One grand production of Oscar Wilde’s Salomé, that is, with a cast of standard-issue misfits running lines in the broadest of brogues. But in ’60s Dublin, the play is as doomed as Alfie’s hopes of one day finding a man to love. A small story, about small minds and large hearts, that fits just fine on the small screen. B

A Man of No Importance

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