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Title The crying game [videorecording] / Miramax Films ; a Palace Stephen Woolley production of a Palace and Channel Four Films presentation, in association with Eurotrustees and Nippon Film Development and Finance Inc. (N.D.F.) and with the participation of British Screen ; produced by Stephen Woolley ; written and directed by Neil Jordan.

Imprint [United States] : Lionsgate, 2012.

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Description 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen; 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio.
Language English dialogue; English or Spanish subtitles.
Cast Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker.
Credits Director of photography, Ian Wilson ; editor, Kant Pan ; original music by Anne Dudley.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
Audience 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: director commentary; alternate ending; alternated ending with director commentary; Northern Troubles featurette; The making of 'The crying game': Irish luck, English love; The marketing of an American Independent & discussing 'The crying game''; Modern day at Madame Jojo's; 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)
Subject Irish Republican Army -- Drama.
Kidnapping victims -- Ireland -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- England -- London -- Drama.
Terrorists -- Drama.
Soldiers -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Added Author Jordan, Neil, 1950-
Woolley, Stephen.
Richardson, Miranda.
Rea, Stephen.
Davidson, Jaye.
Whitaker, Forest.
Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
British Screen.
Palace Pictures.
Channel Four Films (Firm)
Eurotrustees.
Nippon Film Development and Finance.
Miramax Films.
Standard No. 031398153382
Music No. 32490 Lionsgate

 
    
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