"A brilliant thriller." – The Guardian
James Marsh, acclaimed for his recent documentaries PROJECT NIM and MAN ON WIRE, returns to narrative filmmaking with this gripping thriller, uncommonly intelligent and emotionally nuanced, set in the waning days of the Irish Troubles. Apprehended on a London mission by MI5 agent Mac (Clive Owen), Belfast-based IRA member Colette McVeigh (Amanda Riseborough, in a star-making performance) is pressured to become an informant or risk never seeing her young son again. The excellent cast includes Gillian Anderson, Domhnall Gleeson, Aidan Gillen and David Wilmot. Official Selection, 2012 Sundance, Berlin and Edinburgh Film Festivals.
DIR James Marsh; SCR Tom Bradby, from his novel; PROD Chris Coen, Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe. UK/Ireland, 2012, color, 101 min. In English. Digital presentation. NOT RATED V L
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