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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
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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
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Director Alan Clarke's final film.See more »
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Referenced in Elephant (2003)See more »

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6 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Watch people being shot, by the dozens, 13 July 1999
Author: Bart-53 from Amsterdam

In this picture not a word is spoken. Probably set in Northern-Ireland it consists of several unrelated scenes in which we follow, with the familiar 'HandyCam' shots of Alan Clarke one or two characters for several minutes until they approach a person ... and shoot him. I think it's the atmosphere, the long buildup before the actual kill, the complete lack of both emotion and conversation that made this movie work for me. Ten years after seeing this film I still remember several scenes. It gave me the feeling that I was watching the way the killings really happen(ed) in Ireland. I wish they would repeat it someday on television.

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good film. does van sant have any ideas of his own? teejay6682
where can i find this? jmargethe
The drawn out shots of the victims tpwombat
Danny Boyle JonnyTanna
The greatest film about Northern Ireland ever made stulau
Barry Brent lwalshedit-1
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