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The Crying Game

Neil Jordan112 minutes

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Irish Republican Army volunteer Fergus (Academy Award nominee Stephen Rea) strikes up a friendship with Jody (Forest Whittaker), a captive British soldier. When Jody dies in the British army's attempt to free him, Fergus fulfills his promise to Jody and makes his way to London to find Jody's girlfriend, Dil (Jaye Davidson). As his past catches up with him, Fergus has to decide how to pay off his debts with his old comrades and pave the way for a new life outside the IRA. Nominated for six Academy Awards and winner of Best Original Screenplay, The Crying Game "is one of a very few films that wants to do something unexpected and challenging, and succeeds even beyond its ambitions." (Roger Ebert)