A young I.R.A. member is forced to turn informant on his comrades, when he is caught in an assassination attempt on a judge.
Even freedom has its price.
Did You Know?
During filming in Ireland, the working title "Johnny Loves Suzie" was used so as not to attract the attention of any terrorist groups. However, it hardly could obscure the fact that armored vehicles and armed police and soldiers were featured in the film. See more
In one scene, the Union Flag is upside down. See more
[at the end of the film
During the years 1981-1983 when the British Converted Terrorist Policy was in effect, over 600 people on both sides were arrested based on the statements of 16 Irish Republican Army and 7 Protestant Loyalists. 15 of the 23 ultimately recanted their testimmony.