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Crying Game

Crying Game

Director: Neil Jordan Cast: Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Miranda Richardson


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In this successful psychological thriller, a reluctant agent of the Irish Republican Army discovers that some people just aren't who you expect them to be. Fergus (Stephen Rea) is an IRA "volunteer" who, despite personal misgivings, takes part in the kidnapping of a black British soldier, Jody (Forest Whitaker), stationed in Northern Ireland. The IRA hopes to use Jody as a bargaining chip to win the release of IRA operatives behind bars, but, while guarding Jody, Fergus becomes fast friends with his prisoner. Jody makes Fergus promise him that if he dies, Fegus will look in on his girlfriend, Dil (Jaye Davidson), and see if she's all right. Jody escapes, and Fergus doesn't have the heart to shoot him; as fate would have it, Jody runs from the woods into a street only to be run over by a British police vehicle, which then flushes out the IRA compound. Fergus escapes to London, where he's wanted by the law for Jody's kidnapping and also by his former girlfriend, IRA operative Jude (Miranda Richardson), who thinks he knows too much to fall into the hands of the British authorities. Good to his word, Fergus tracks down Dil, and soon the two outcasts find themselves entering into a love affair, although Fergus discovers that Dil is not the sort of woman he thought she was. Writer/director Neil Jordan won an Academy Award for his screenplay; the title song, which was a U.K. hit for Dave Berry in 1965, was re-recorded for the film by one-time Culture Club vocalist Boy George with backing by the Pet Shop Boys.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/03/2012
UPC: 0031398153382
Original Release: 1992
Rating: R
Source: Miramax Lionsgate
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:52:00

Special Features

cc Director Commentary Alternate Ending Alternate Ending with Director Commentary Northern Troubles Featurette - An impromptu look at examining the war in Northern Ireland as seen through the eyes of a Belfast Catholic cabby and a Loyalist paramilitary turned construction worker The Making of The Crying Game: Irish Luck, English Love, The Marketing of an American Independent & Discussing The Crying Game Modern Day at Madame Jojo''s Trailers

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Stephen Rea Fergus
Jaye Davidson Dil
Miranda Richardson Jude
Forest Whitaker Jody
Jim Broadbent Col
Adrian Dunbar Maguire
Ralph Brown Dave
Brian Coleman Actor
Susie Figgis Actor
Birdy Sweeney Tommy
Breffni McKenna Tinker
Joe Savino Eddie
Andre Bernard Jane
Tony Slattery Deveroux
Jack Carr Franknum
Chris Rea Actor

Technical Credits
Neil Jordan Director,Screenwriter
Martin Childs Set Decoration/Design
Jim Clay Production Designer
Paul Cowan Associate Producer
Anne Dudley Score Composer
Susie Figgis Casting
Peter Hutchinson Special Effects
Elizabeth Karlsen Co-producer
Redmond Morris Asst. Director
Kant Pan Editor
Nik Powell Executive Producer
Sandy Powell Costumes/Costume Designer
Morag Ross Makeup
Chris Seagers Art Director
Ian Wilson Cinematographer
Stephen Woolley Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Crying Game
1. Main Titles [2:21]
2. Carnival Kidnapping [3:48]
3. I.R.A Hospitality [6:12]
4. She''s My Type [6:36]
5. A Helping Hand [4:05]
6. The Scorpion and the Frog [4:24]
7. Do Something for Me [4:36]
8. A Fast Game [6:24]
9. Meeting Dill [4:04]
10. Giving Looks [3:45]
11. Everybody Wants Something [3:50]
12. Getting His Goat [4:20]
13. Discussing Jody [4:48]
14. Going the Distance [2:57]
15. Surprise Package [3:13]
16. She''s No Lady [5:54]
17. Hey, Jude [5:15]
18. Ever So Nice [3:05]
19. A Legitimate Target [:37]
20. Drawing the Line [3:54]
21. Becoming a Man [3:09]
22. Don''t Leave Me [3:28]
23. Do You Like Me Now? [4:41]
24. Taking the Blame/End Credits [6:22]

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Crying Game 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Action, suspense but quite simply it is a love story.
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