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Resurrection Man (1998)

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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 ...
Boy with Gun
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Victor Kelly
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Dorcas Kelly
George Shane ...
James Kelly
Lee Mulrooney ...
Young Victor
Alan Devlin ...
Chalky White
Peter Connell ...
Lock-up Victim
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Darkie Larche
Gerard McCartney ...
Big Ivan Crommie
Michael Liebmann ...
Willie Lambe
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Ryan
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Sammy McClure
James Ellis ...
Ivor Coppinger
Zara Turner ...
Dr. Elizabeth Ryan
Sean Rafferty ...
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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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A HAUNTING MOVIE!
6 May 2002 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

If you didn't press stop on your video recorder five minutes into this film due to the shocking nature of some of the opening scenes, you will discover that this is a beautiful film which has more in common with 'Interview With The Vampire', 'The Company Of Wolves', 'Brighton Rock' and 'Frankenstein' than it does with a film about sectarian violence.

Despite the book on which this was based, sectarian violence just provides an underlying base to stage this tale of the vampire like 'Victor Kelly', a young Irishman with a thirst for blood, fame and self destruction.

Stuart Townsend epitomizes evil in the role of Victor, supported by many talented actors.

The evil staring eyes of Victor Kelly, will stay with you long after watching the film. Perhaps this is why Stuart Townsend has been cast in the latest Anne Rice adaption.


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