The Crying Game
- Original title
The Crying Game
- Running time
- 113 min.
Miramax / Palace Pictures Promenade / Channel Four Films / British Screen Productions / Nippon Film Development and Finance
Drama. Romance. Thriller | Terrorism. IRA. Gay & Lesbian. Friendship. Abduction / Disappearance
- Synopsis / Plot
- The story begins at a carnival in Ireland with British soldier Jody (Forest Whitaker) kidnapped by IRA terrorists Jude (Miranda Richardson) and Fergus (Stephen Rea). Fergus is assigned to guard Jody, and they become friends. After the kidnapping goes horribly wrong, Fergus escapes to London to track down Jody's girlfriend, Dil (Jaye Davidson), to fulfill a promise to Jody.
: Oscar: Best Original Screenplay. 6 Nominations
: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Movie Drama
: BAFTA Awards: Best British Film. 7 Nominations, Including Best Director
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Foreign Film
: Nominated for Goya: Best European Movie
: National Board of Review: Best Actor novel (Jaye Davidson)
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Screenplay & Supporting Actress (Richardson)
1992: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Best Film
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Original Screenplay
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