Puckoon (2003)

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The sleepy village of Puckoon is about to receive the shock of its life. It's 1924, and the Boundary Commission from Britain and Ireland is deciding on the new boundary line between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic. After months of haggling over every inch of territory, the commissioners are forced to finish the job by hand, after a bicycle accident destroys the surveyor's equipment. With all the participants holding the pencil and much pushing and shoving, the border finds its way down the middle of Puckoon, dividing house from outhouse, man from wife, pub chairs from bar, church from cemetery. Our hero, Dan Madigan, wakes up from his indolence to find the beer cheaper on the wrong side of the pub, and a border patrol demanding passports. Puckoon will never be the same again. Something has to be done. . .

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