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The Informant (1997)

 -  Drama  -  2 January 1998 (Turkey)
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A young IRA member is forced to turn informant on his comrades when he is caught in an assassination attempt on a judge.

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Gingy McAnally
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Lt. David Ferris
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DCI Rennie
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Roisin McAnally
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IRA Chief
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Frankie Conroy
Frankie McCafferty ...
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Det. Astley
Gary Lydon ...
Det. McDonough
Sean Kearns ...
Det. Prentice
B.J. Hogg ...
Constable Goss
Ciarán Fitzgerald ...
Gerard McAnally
Virginia Cole ...
Roisin's Ma
Gary Lammin ...
Cpl. Jones
James Gaddas ...
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A young IRA member is forced to turn informant on his comrades when he is caught in an assassination attempt on a judge.

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Highly recommended!!!!
24 June 2001 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Engrossing, suspenseful, honest drama: the best film on "the troubles" ever made.

Put this up against the other IRA movies of recent years, and they pale by comparison.

A visceral experience of the tortured Irish landscape; characters of great depth and complexity.

An even-handed look at both sides of the coin, Protestant and Catholic. What goes on there is, after all, a tragedy for everyone.

This is a movie all should see.


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