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The crying game.

John Braine

The crying game.

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Published by Eyre & Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English


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Pagination286p. ;
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16262909M


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—Ed. The Crying Game - Official Trailer (HD) An unlikely friendship develops between a kidnapped British soldier and his captor, an IRA volunteer named Fergus. When the hostage-taking ends up going horribly wrong, Fergus escapes and heads to London, where he seeks out and begins dating the soldier\us lover, a hairdresser named Dil, who kno /5(K).

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THE CRYING GAME is a remarkable, dark drama with a sensational twist from director/writer Neil Jordan. Juxtaposing the kind, likable Fergus (beautifully portrayed by Stephen Rea) with the violence in Northern Ireland creates tension and a sense of doom that, together with the mature sexual themes, make for a movie that charms as much as it 4/5.

The tone of "The Crying Game" is closer to that of Mr. Jordan's adaptation of the Angela Carter story, "The Company of Wolves," which was ambitious but cerebral at the expense of emotion. What. Everly Brothers- "All I Have To Do Is Dream/Cathy's Clown" (Reelin' In The Years Archives) - Duration: ReelinInTheYears66 20, views.

The Crying Game () Irish Republican Army member Fergus (Stephen Rea) forms an unexpected bond with Jody (Forest Whitaker), a kidnapped British soldier in his custody, despite the warnings of.

Mr. Jordan's biggest success to date, "Mona Lisa" (), which starred Bob Hoskins, Michael Caine and Cathy Tyson, was a forerunner of "The Crying Game"; it deals with a naive, small-town thug.

The crying game has many elements to it including abuse, dark secrets that are best kept hidden and heartache.

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A critical and commercial success, The Crying Game won the BAFTA Award for Best British Film as well as the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, alongside Oscar nominations for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor and Best Film Editing.

Inthe British Film Institute named it the 26th greatest British film. All of these things are evident in Mr.

Jordan's elegant new film, "The Crying Game," which will be shown at the New York Film Festival .