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The crying game [videorecording] / A Miramax Films release ; Palace and Channel Four Films ; Eurotrustees ; Nippon Film Development and Finance, Inc. ; British Screen ; produced by Stephen Woolley ; written and directed by Neil Jordan
Alternate Title Also known as: Soldier's wife
Collector's ed
Santa Monica, CA : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, c2004
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  PN1997 .C79 2004    AVAILABLE
Subject Irish Republican Army -- Drama
Subject(s) Kidnapping victims -- Ireland -- Drama
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., DTS 5.1 surround
Language Closed-captioned
Cast Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker
Credits Director of photography, Ian Wilson ; original music by Anne Dudley
Note MPAA rating: R; for sexuality, strong violence and language
Summary An unlikely kind of friendship develops between Fergus, an Irish Republican Army volunteer, and Jody, a kidnapped British soldier lured into an IRA trap by another IRA member. When the hostage-taking ends up going horribly wrong, Fergus escapes and heads to London, where he seeks out Jody's lover, a hairdresser named Dil. Fergus changes his name and gets a job as a day laborer. His starts seeing Dil, who knows nothing about Fergus' real background. But there are some things about Dil that Fergus does not know either
Note Special features: newly remastered; alternate ending; alternated ending with director commentary; northern troubles featurettes; making-of an American Independent: Irish luck, English love, the marketing of an American Independent & discussing 'The crying game'; trailers
Awards Academy Awards, USA, 1993: Oscar - Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen (Neil Jordan)
London Critics Circle Film Awards, 1993: ALFS Award - British Director of the Year (Neil Jordan); British Producer of the Year (Stephen Woolley); British Screenwriter of the Year (Neil Jordan)
Alternate Author Jordan, Neil, 1950-
Rea, Stephen
Richardson, Miranda
Davidson, Jaye
Whitaker, Forest
Lions Gate Home Entertainment

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