The crying game [videorecording] / a Miramax Films release ; Palace and Channel Four Films ; Eurotrustees ; Nippon Film Development and Finance, Inc. ; British Screen
DVDs | Lions Gate Home Entertainment | c2005 | Collector's ed. ; full screen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD C DRAMA)
[United States] : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, c2005.
Collector's ed. ; full screen version.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., DTS 5.1 surround.
In English, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
Title from container.
Stephen Rea, Miranda Richardson, Jaye Davidson, Forest Whitaker.
Producer, Stephen Woolley ; writer/director, Neil Jordan ; director of photography, Ian Wilson ; original music, Anne Dudley.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1992.
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).
MPAA rating: R; for sexuality, strong violence and language.
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.
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.
Also know as: Soldier's wife
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