The Matchmaker

by Mike Myers | Marcy arrives at the village of Ballinagra when it is preparing for an annual Matchmaking Festival. A well-dressed, handsome and single young lady, she becomes the center of attention for two professional matchmakers, Dermot and Millie, as well as for bartender Sean. Connect via mmyers@ucsd.edu

Initial release: October 3, 1997
Director: Mark Joffe
Based on: Original screenplay by; Greg Dinner
Screenplay: Graham Linehan, Karen Janszen, Louis Nowra
Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Luc Roeg

Marcy, a worker in the reelection campaign of bumbling Senator John McGlory, is sent to Ireland on a quest to find the Irish ancestry of Sen. McGlory, to help him win the Irish vote. But when Marcy arrives in the small village of Ballinagra, she finds herself in the middle of a matchmaking festival, and the local matchmaker is determined to pair her off with one of the local bachelors.