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2,226 Ratings

The Crying Game

Directed by Neil Jordan
United Kingdom, Japan, 1992
Crime, Drama, Romance


Against the backdrop of the Irish Troubles, an IRA member forms a strange bond with a kidnapped British soldier in his custody. He faces a an impossible predicament when he finds himself falling in love with the soldier’s girlfriend.

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The Crying Game Directed by Neil Jordan

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1993 | Winner: Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen

1993 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

Independent Spirit Awards

1993 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

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