The Crying Game The Crying Game

Saturday 17 November 2012 3:00PM The Crying Game

The European Union Film Festival is pleased to celebrate the 20th anniversary of this groundbreaking film.  This iconic and controversial film wont the hearts and minds of audiences and critics alike garnering an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay and 25 other international awards.

An unlikely friendship develops between a kidnapped British soldier and the Irish Republican Army member who is his captor.  When the hostage situation goes wrong, Fergus heads to London where he seeks out Jody's lover.  The film thoughtfully weaves the topics of politics, sexuality, gender, and race into a dynamic thriller.

Introduction as well as Q and A with Nik Powell, executive director of the Crying Game!

  • Original Title: The Crying Game
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Neil Jordan
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 112 minutes
  • Release Date: 1992

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