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The Informant ()


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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.

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Gingy McAnally
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Lt. David Ferris
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DCI Rennie
Maria Lennon ...
Roisin McAnally
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IRA Chief
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Frankie Conroy
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Dalton
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Det. Astley
Gary Lydon ...
Det. McDonough
Sean Kearns ...
Det. Prentice
B.J. Hogg ...
Constable Goss
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Gerard McAnally
Virginia Cole ...
Roisin's Ma
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Cpl. Jones
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British I.O.
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British C.O.
Brian Mallon ...
Pronsias Reilly
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Father Francis
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Ollie O'Brien
Paul McParland ...
Liam
Simone Bendix ...
Samantha
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Murdered Judge
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Lt. Lauter
Pat Kinevane ...
IRA Backup Man
Ian Fitzgibbon ...
Joey McGillivary
Joe Rea ...
Fergus
Conor Bradford ...
Newscaster
Ben Palmer ...
Judge's Driver
Kevin Reynolds ...
Screaming Detective
Luke Hayden ...
Judge's RUC Escort
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Det. Hall
Barry McGovern ...
Courtroom Judge
Gerry Walsh ...
Clerk of the Court
Tara Lynne O'Neill ...
RUC Policewoman (as Tara O'Neill)
Paul Harris ...
McAnally Baby #1
Jessica Lynch ...
McAnally Baby #2
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Directed by

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Jim McBride

Written by

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Gerald Seymour ... (book)
 
Nicholas Meyer ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Leon Falk ... producer
Steven-Charles Jaffe ... executive producer
Paul Lowin ... line producer
Nicholas Meyer ... executive producer
Morgan O'Sullivan ... co-producer
Ted Swanson ... co-producer (as Ted Adams Swanson)

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Shane MacGowan

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Affonso Beato

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Éva Gárdos

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Roger La Prairie ... telecine colorist
Cynthia Nicolella ... post-production coordinator
Michael Rafferty ... first assistant editor
Chad Tomasoski ... post-production assistant

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John Hubbard
Ros Hubbard

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Mark Geraghty

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Conor Devlin

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Joan Bergin

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Carole Dunne ... key hair stylist

Production Management

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Tim King ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Marian Barlow ... second assistant director
Jim Gorman ... assistant director
Brian 'Joker' Mulvey ... trainee assistant director
Martin O'Malley ... assistant director

Art Department

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Owen Monaghan ... set dresser
Catherine Siggins ... trainee art director
Noel Walsh ... stand-by props

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Alan Freedman ... adr mixer
Dean Hovey ... supervising sound editor
Robert Jackson ... dialogue editor
Derek Marcil ... re-recording mixer
Kelly Vandever ... sound effects editor

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Graham Bushe ... special effects technician
Maurice Foley ... special effects supervisor
David Harris ... special effects supervisor
Jude Harris ... special effects technician

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Brendan Condren ... stunts
Joe Condren ... stunts
Tony Condren ... stunt performer (as Anthony Condren)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Jim Bridges ... still photographer
Richie Egan ... trainee grip
Tim Fleming ... focus puller: "b" camera
Graeme Haughton ... electrician
Patrick Redmond ... still photographer: Ireland

Location Management

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Peter Conway ... location assistant

Music Department

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Susan Pilcher ... music coordinator
Eduardo Ponsdomenech ... music editor
Spencer Proffer ... supervising music producer

Transportation Department

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Paul Cullen ... transportation coordinator
Dracey Jobbins ... camera car driver
Paul Kelly ... unit driver

Other crew

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John McKenna ... armorer
Cid Swank ... unit publicist
Gordon Wycherley ... third assistant director

Thanks

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Suzanne Colwell ... thank you

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Storyline

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Plot Keywords
Taglines Even freedom has its price. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Field of Blood (United States)
  • Johnny Loves Suzie (United States)
  • L'informateur (France)
  • Juego sucio (Spain)
  • The IRA Informant (Netherlands)
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Runtime
  • 149 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia 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 »
Goofs In one scene, the Union Flag is upside down. See more »
Quotes Dalton: We don't like names.
Gingy McAnally: That's because you're riddled with touts. Informers. Weren't any informers in my time.
Frankie Conroy: Your time's not done, Gingy.
Gingy McAnally: I'm out. I quit. I'm not going back to prison for anyone.
Frankie Conroy: You made an oath, boy.
Dalton: An oath for life.
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