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Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and ... See full summary »

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David Williamson ...
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Victor Kelly
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Dorcas Kelly
George Shane ...
James Kelly
Lee Mulrooney ...
Young Victor
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Chalky White
Peter Connell ...
Lock-up Victim
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Darkie Larche
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Willie Lambe
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Ryan
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Sammy McClure
James Ellis ...
Ivor Coppinger
Zara Turner ...
Dr. Elizabeth Ryan
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Belfast, in 1970s. Victor Kelly is a young protestant man who hates the Catholics so much that one night he begins to brutally murder them. A reporter soon tries to uncover the murder and obtained prestige for himself, while Victor sinks deeper into madness. Written by Toth-Amon

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Rated R for strong sadistic violence, pervasive language, drug use and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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13 February 1998 (UK)  »

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Utter Garbage
6 July 2001 | by (Belfast, Northern Ireland) – See all my reviews

Resurrection Man, by Eoin McNamee, is a masterpiece in visceral storytelling and in evoking the back streets of Belfast.

This ''adaptation'' loses almost all of these qualities and leaves us feeling disgusted we wasted our time watching this tripe.

Director Marc Evens thinks that he's Scorsesse and that he can make the Northern Ireland troubles cool by using the same techniques(slow-motion,freeze,70's music) and it just shows what it really is.

A pale imitation of a masterpiece (Goodfellas) and a terrible adaptation


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