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R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of fellow IRA members Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Maguire (Adrian Dunbar). Jody makes Fergus promise he'll visit his girlfriend, Dil (Jaye Davidson), in London, and when Fergus flees to the city, he seeks her out. Hounded by his former IRA colleagues, he finds himself increasingly drawn to the enigmatic, and surprising, Dil.

Cast: Stephen Rea , Miranda Richardson , Forest Whitaker , Jim Broadbent , Ralph Brown , Adrian Dunbar , Jaye Davidson , Andree Bernard

Director: Neil Jordan

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Live Video, Miramax Films

The Crying Game (1992)

Release Date: March 15th, 1994|1 hr. 53 min.

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  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    Rea and Davidson are incomparably good in an exceptional film that is by turns darkly funny and deeply affecting. Though Jordan's control sometimes falters, it's a small price to pay for his daring. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's a movie filled with surprises, including one outright kick in the head that qualifies as one of the biggest movie moments of 1992. [18 Dec 1992] show more

  • 88
    Mike Clark USA Today

    This grade-A sleeper sends you out with an unexpected smile. [25 Nov 1992] show more

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