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Production Crew

Director: Ken Loach

Producer: Eric Fellner

Co-Producer: Rebecca O'Brien

Screenplay by: Jim Allen

Music by: Stuart Copeland

Cinematography by: Clive Tickner

Editor: Jonathan Morris

Production Design: Martin Johnson


Ingrid Jessner: Frances McDormand

Kerrigan: Brian Cox

Paul Sullivan: Brad Dourif

Moa: Mai Zetterling


(Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival, 1990)

Short Synopsis

American activists Paul Sullivan and his fiancé Ingrid Jessner journey to Belfast to probe allegations of human rights abuses by the British military in the North of Ireland. When Paul is killed under mysterious circumstances, the official reports list him as an IRA accomplice. But Ingrid and British policeman Peter Kerrigan question the findings and begin to uncover a shocking high-level conspiracy. Now, with their safety in jeopardy, they must decide whether to risk everything and reveal the truth.