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Shadow Dancer

Shadow Dancer
  • 2012
  • UK, Ireland
  • 101 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: James Marsh
  • Cast: Andrea Riseborough, Aidan Gillen, Domhnall Gleeson, Bríd Brennan, David Wilmot
  • UK release: 24 August 2012

An adaptation by Tom Bradby from his own 2001 novel, this thriller deals with the calamitous fallout when a young IRA member is forced to turn informant for MI5.

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21 Jun 20124 stars

James Marsh’s IRA thriller is an accomplished, slow-burning drama

Like the late Alan Clarke’s remarkable television film Elephant, which depicted a series of senseless killings in Northern Ireland during the era of the so-called Troubles, director James Marsh’s Belfast-set drama shows sectarian murders being…

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