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R| 1 hr. 43 min.

Plot Summary
After Dublin resident John (Cillian Murphy) attempts a "trial" breakup with his girlfriend (Kelly Macdonald), she starts dating a middle-aged banker, and John quickly realizes his mistake. A chance encounter introduces him to small-time crook Lehiff (Colin Farrell), and together they team up to get revenge on the banker by stealing from his bank. Unluckily for them, a local hotshot police detective (Colm Meaney) has it out for Lehiff, and his increased scrutiny threatens to unravel their plot.

Cast: Colin Farrell , Shirley Henderson , Kelly Macdonald , Colm Meaney , Cillian Murphy , Ger Ryan , Brian F. O'Byrne , Michael McElhatton

Director: John Crowley

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures, IFC Films, DreamWorks SKG

Intermission (2003)

Release Date: March 19th, 2004|1 hr. 43 min.

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  • 100
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    A breed apart from anything coming off the Hollywood assembly line or, for that matter, from the saccharine romances Britain has lately produced. show more

  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    Here, love and violence are random, everyone's a fool for love, and tomfoolery often has a shocking twist. And every action has an equal and opposite reaction. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    A black comedy that some viewers may take as an assault. The disconnect between the realism of its violence and the near-slapstick tone of some of its comedy is too much to be framed within one movie. show more

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