elisa_rolle (elisa_rolle) wrote,

The Crying Game (1992) directed by Neil Jordan

A British soldier is kidnaped by IRA terrorists. He befriends one of his captors, who is drawn into the soldier's world.

Director: Neil Jordan

Writer: Neil Jordan

Release Date: 2 September 1992 (Venice Film Festival, Italy)
26 September 1992 (New York Film Festival, USA)
30 October 1992 (UK)

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Taglines: Play At Your Own Risk.
The movie everyone is talking about... But no one is giving away its secrets.
'Desire is a Danger Zone' (used on UK Posters)

Storyline: Remastered for this edition, Neil Jordan's acclaimed thriller centers on Fergus (Stephen Rea), who kidnaps British soldier Jody (Forest Whitaker) for the IRA, befriends his captive and promises to contact his girlfriend, Dil (Jaye Davidson), should Jody die. When tragedy occurs, Fergus finds Dil and they hit it off -- but Fergus is in for a big surprise. Miranda Richardson also stars. Extras include director's commentary and an alternate ending.

@Amazon: The Crying Game (Collector's Edition) (1992)

Cast (in credits order)
Forest Whitaker ... Jody
Miranda Richardson ... Jude
Stephen Rea ... Fergus
Adrian Dunbar ... Maguire
Breffni McKenna ... Tinker (as Breffini McKenna)
Joe Savino ... Eddie
Birdy Sweeney ... Tommy (as Birdie Sweeney)
Jaye Davidson ... Dil
Andrée Bernard ... Jane (as Andree Bernard)
Jim Broadbent ... Col
Ralph Brown ... Dave
Tony Slattery ... Deveroux
Jack Carr ... Franknum
Josephine White ... Bar Performer 1
Shar Campbell ... Bar Performer 2
Brian D. Coleman ... Judge (as Brian Coleman)
Ray De-Haan ... Security Man 1
David Crionelly ... Security Man 2

Dil & Fergus

Tags: gay romance movie

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