The Quare Fellow Poster

Release Date: 1962

DVD Release Date: December 9th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary
Overeager Thomas Crimmin (Patrick McGoohan) joins the ranks of wardens at a decaying Dublin prison, where the only break from the monotony is the execution of death row inmates, or "quare fellows," by hanging. Crimmin is a staunch believer in capital punishment, but the reasoning of senior guard Regan (Walter Macken) causes him to doubt his convictions. When Crimmin falls into an adulterous affair with Kathleen (Sylvia Syms), wife of a death-row inmate, matters become far more complicated.

Cast: Patrick McGoohan, Sylvia Syms, Walter Macken, Dermot Kelly, Jack Cunningham, Hilton Edwards, Philip O'Flynn, Leo McCabe

Director: Arthur Dreifuss

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Liger Films

Keywords: 1960s, Forbidden love, Prison, Doctor, Transformation, Brooding, Dark, Melodramatic