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The crying game [videorecording] / a Miramax Films release ; Palace and Channel Four Films ; Eurotrustees ; Nippon Film Development and Finance, Inc. ; British Screen
DVDs DVDs | Lions Gate Home Entertainment | c2005 | Collector's ed. ; full screen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD C DRAMA)
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD C DRAMA CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[United States] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, c2005.
Edition
Collector's ed. ; full screen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., DTS 5.1 surround.
Note
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Title from container.
Cast
Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker.
Credits
Producer, Stephen Woolley ; writer/director, Neil Jordan ; director of photography, Ian Wilson ; original music, Anne Dudley.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
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).
Audience
MPAA 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: alternate ending; alternated ending with director commentary; northern troubles featurettes; making-of an American Independent: Irish luck, English love, the marketing of an American Independent & discussing 'The crying game'; trailers.
Local Note
MW, 4-06
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Note
Also know as: Soldier's wife
ISBN/ISSN
012236132509
Music #
13250 Lions Gate Home Entertainment
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