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James Marsh United Kingdom, 2012

janice.hughes's rating of the film Shadow Dancer

This film set in Belfast in 1971, follows a young woman who leaves a bomb in the underground in London while working for the IRA. She is pursued by an MI5 agent in the guise of Clive Owen and therein lies a story of deceit, loyalty and love. The Director has captured the grainy minimalism of this sparse and dark landscape of Northern Ireland at this terrible time of death and troubles.