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The Crying Game The Crying Game

The Troubles provide the backdrop for a study of sexual intrigue in this landmark British drama from director Neil Jordan (Michael Collins, Interview with the Vampire) and producer Stephen Woolley (Carol) The Troubles provide the backdrop for a study of sexual intrigue in this landmark British drama from director Neil Jordan (Michael Collins, Interview with the Vampire) and producer Stephen Woolley (Carol)
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When British soldier Jody (Forest Whitaker) is kidnapped by the IRA, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with his captor, Fergus (Stephen Rea). When the abduction goes awry, Fergus leaves for London where he becomes embroiled in a curious love triangle with Dil (Jaye Davidson), Jody’s beautiful girlfriend.

Full of suspense, mystery and intrigue, this Academy Award-winning thriller challenged mainstream sexual stereotypes and remains a powerful and poignant exploration of gender and identity. When British soldier Jody (Forest Whitaker) is kidnapped by the IRA, he strikes up an unlikely friendship with his captor, Fergus (Stephen Rea). When the abduction goes awry, Fergus leaves for London where he becomes embroiled in a curious love triangle with Dil (Jaye Davidson), Jody’s beautiful girlfriend.

Full of suspense, mystery and intrigue, this Academy Award-winning thriller challenged mainstream sexual stereotypes and remains a powerful and poignant exploration of gender and identity.

Extras

Presented in High Definition and Standard Definition

The Making of The Crying Game (51 mins)

Audio commentary with writer and director Neil Jordan

Alternative ending with commentary by Neil Jordan (5 mins)

Northern Troubles (9 mins)

Original trailers

Illustrated booklet with essays by Ashley Clark, Juliet Jacques and Brian Hoyle, and full film credits

Additional Info

Additional Info

SKU 5035673012550
Catalogue Number BFIB1255
Subtitle A Film by Neil Jordan
Product contents DVD,Blu-ray
Year 1992
Director Neil Jordan
Format Blu-Ray
Publisher(s) BFI
Countries UK
Aspect ratio Original aspect ratio 2.35:1
Colour Colour
Sound PCM 2.0 stereo (48kHz/24-bit), Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo (320kbps)
Subtitles HOH
Language(s) UK
Running time 107 mins
DVD region 2
Blu-ray region B
Certificate 18

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