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The Crying Game

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Original title
The Crying Game
Year
Running time
113 min.
Country
Ireland Ireland
Director
Screenwriter
Neil Jordan
Music
Anne Dudley
Cinematography
Ian Wilson
Cast
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Producer
Miramax / Palace Pictures Promenade / Channel Four Films / British Screen Productions / Nippon Film Development and Finance
Genre
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.
Awards
1992: Oscar: Best Original Screenplay. 6 Nominations
1992: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Movie Drama
1992: BAFTA Awards: Best British Film. 7 Nominations, Including Best Director
1992: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Foreign Film
1992: Nominated for Goya: Best European Movie
1992: National Board of Review: Best Actor novel (Jaye Davidson)
1992: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Screenplay & Supporting Actress (Richardson)
1992: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
1992: Producers Guild Awards (PGA): Best Film
1992: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1992: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Original Screenplay
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