- UK, Ireland
- 1h 41min
- 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.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Reviews & features
Shadow Dancer21 Jun 2012
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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