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A depiction of a series of violent killings in Northern Ireland with no clue as to exactly who is responsible. | Add synopsis »
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Directed by
Alan Clarke 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Bernard MacLaverty 

Produced by
Danny Boyle .... producer
Cinematography by
Philip Dawson 
John Ward 
Film Editing by
Don O'Donovan 
Costume Design by
Maggie Donnelly 
Makeup Department
Kathy Carruth .... makeup artist
Production Management
Jennifer McAufield .... production manager
Art Department
John Jenkins .... scenic supervisor
John McCready .... properties buyer
Sound Department
Bryan Elliott .... boom operator
Ken Hains .... dubbing mixer
Peter Lindsay .... sound
Visual Effects by
Peter Wragg .... visual effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Allister Maxwell .... gaffer
Other crew
Ken Bond .... armorer
Paul Clarke .... design
Mark Huffam .... assistant floor manager
Kevin Jackson .... location manager
Stephen Killen .... assistant floor manager
Christine Sufferin .... production assistant

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39 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Director Alan Clarke's final film.See more »
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Exceptional, 13 February 2007
Author: barnabyh-1 from United Kingdom

I saw this film when it first came out and remember it so clearly. The film shows the executions in such a matter-of-fact way. No background swell of music. A loud bang or two. Shocked silence broken only by footsteps walking purposefully away from the scene. I was two streets away from the Guildford bombs when they went off in 1974. I remember I finished my pint before going to see what had happened - I guess I was young, then, but there was a feeling of acceptance amid the shock. We all knew what had happened. It was on the television constantly. As my friends and I approached the Horse and Groom the shouting was just starting. And then the sirens, but those very few minutes of silence after the bangs were the loudest of my life. This film showed what it was like.

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