The Man Who Cried (1993)

Starring: Kate Buffery, Amanda Root and Ciaran Hinds as Abel Mason.
Synopsis: An excellent adaptation of the Catherine Cookson novel. A tragedy forces a married man and his son to live a life of deception. Through the years, the lies have far reaching consequences for the father and son and the women they love. Ciaran Hinds gives a memorable performance in a rare leading role.

Trivia: Roger Michell, who directed Ciaran in a number of stage and film projects, including "Persuasion" and "Titanic Town" is married to actress Kate Buffery (Florrie).