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Set in 1990s Belfast, an active member of the IRA becomes an informant for MI5 in order to protect her son's welfare.

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Cast

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Barry Barnes ...
Gerry Senior
Maria Laird ...
Young Collette
Ben Smyth ...
Sean
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Ma
Jamie Scott ...
Young Gerry
Bradley Burke ...
Young Connor
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Collette
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Watcher 1
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Watcher 2
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Female Watcher
Jason Stalkey ...
Agent 1 (as Jason Salkey)
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Agent 2
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Mac
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MI5 Officer
Cathal Maguire ...
Mark
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Gerry
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Connor
Ian Patterson ...
News Reporter
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Liam Hughes
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Kate Fletcher
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Kevin Mulville
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RUC Officer
Gary Lydon ...
Geoff
David Herlihy ...
Senior Staff Officer
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Ian Gilmore
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Brendan
Anne Brogan ...
Bridget / Safehouse Woman
Frank Smith ...
Henderson
Kate Nic Chonaonaigh ...
Henderson Wife
Karl Shiels ...
Mulville's Driver / Gunman
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RUC Officer at Hospital
Lisa Walsh ...
Brendan's Girlfriend
Ronnie McCann ...
RUC Constable
Eoin Murtagh ...
Fletcher's Son Louie
Alan Devine ...
Social Club Barman
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Una C. ...
Brendan's Mother (uncredited)
Una Carroll ...
Brendan's Mother (uncredited)
James Greene ...
British Soldier (uncredited)
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Mourner (uncredited)
Niamh O'Rourke ...
(uncredited)
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Driver (uncredited)
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Agent 3 (uncredited)

Directed by

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James Marsh

Written by

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Tom Bradby ... (screenplay)
 
Tom Bradby ... (based on the novel by)

Produced by

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Tom Bradby ... executive producer
Brahim Chioua ... executive producer
Chris Coen ... producer
Cait Collins ... line producer
Rita Dagher ... executive producer
Camille Gatin ... co-producer
Katie Goodson ... associate producer (as Katie Goodson-Thomas)
Ed Guiney ... producer
Andrew Lowe ... producer
Vincent Maraval ... executive producer
Norman Merry ... executive producer
Joe Oppenheimer ... executive producer

Music by

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Dickon Hinchliffe

Cinematography by

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Rob Hardy ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Jinx Godfrey

Editorial Department

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Tatiane Alencar ... assistant editor
Alberto Buron ... digital restoration technician
James Clarke ... digital intermediate supervisor
Stuart Fyvie ... colourist
Scott Goulding ... assistant on-line editor
Sarah Hughes ... negative checker: Sarah Hughes Clearances
Lisa Jordan ... facility director: LipSync Post
Mark Keady ... first assistant editor
Abigail McKenzie ... d-lab operator
Chris Teeder ... colorist: dailies
Daniel Tomlinson ... scanning and recording manager
Diana Vasquez ... on-line editor
Thomas Waddington ... d-lab operator
Rick White ... technical support

Casting By

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Nina Gold

Production Design by

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Jon Henson

Art Direction by

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Aeveen Fleming

Costume Design by

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Lorna Marie Mugan

Makeup Department

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Dee Archer ... assistant hair stylist: UK
Catherine Argue ... hair assistant
Chloe Bourke ... additional makeup assistant
Eileen Buggy ... hair designer
Lynn Johnston ... makeup designer
Clare Lambe ... makeup assistant
Ameneh Mahloudji ... assistant makeup artist: UK (as Amenah Mahloudji)
Dorka Nieradzik ... hair stylist: Clive Owen
Sevlene Roddy ... hair assistant
Anna Gronerus ... daily hair (uncredited)
Ciara Scannell ... daily makeup trainee (uncredited)

Production Management

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Robin Davies ... assistant to post supervisor
Tom Ford ... production manager: UK
Fiona Morham ... head of production: UKFC/BFI
Louise Seymour ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Enda Doherty ... second assistant director
Sarah-Jane Fortune ... trainee assistant director
John Haugh ... trainee assistant director
Karl King ... trainee assistant director: UK
Raymond Kirk ... first assistant director
Felipa Robertson ... trainee assistant director
Daniel Smith ... trainee assistant director: UK
Nick Thomas ... third assistant director
Fiona Bonnie ... trainee assistant director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Jason Arkins ... standby stagehand
John Arkins ... stagehand
Paul Arkins ... standby stagehand
Jon Beer ... art department assistant
Elizabeth Brennan ... props buyer
Gay Byrn ... props runaround (as Gabriel Byrne)
Dan Crandon ... construction: UK
Stuart Crinnion ... carpenter
Dave Flanagan ... dressing props
Michael Freaney ... rigger
Joe Gaynor ... standby painter (as Joey Gaynor)
Neville Gaynor ... master painter
Jules Harris ... standby props
Robert Hayes ... props buyer: UK
Patrick Irwin ... plasterer
Darren Kearney ... painter
Ronan Kennedy ... standby props
Sarah Kingston ... props buyer
Rene Knol ... dressing props
Nicky MacManus ... construction manager
Raymond McCann ... plasterer (as Ray McCann)
Sophie McConville ... standby art director
Gary McGinty ... assistant art director
Feargus McHugh ... chargehand carpenter
Eamonn O'Higgins ... property master
Niall O'Huadhaigh ... props runaround
David Oldham ... construction supervisor
Stephen Preston ... construction buyer
Tom Roberts ... standby props: UK
Stuart Silver ... standby props: UK
Brian Tighe ... carpenter
Patrick Tighe ... carpenter
Pilar Valencia ... graphic designer
Graham Waters ... carpenter / standby carpenter
Niall McDonnell ... props (uncredited)
Frank Rizzo ... poster artist (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Tim Atkins ... sound assistant
Jamie Cairns ... sound trainee: UK
Paul Cotterell ... re-recording mixer
Matteo De Pellegrini ... boom operator
Udit Duseja ... sound effects editor
Clemens Endreß ... foley artist
Jamie G. ... assistant sound effects editor (as Jamie Gordon)
Roland Heap ... supervising sound designer
Robert Karlsson ... dolby consultant
Gavin Marshall ... boom operator: UK
Luke McGinley ... sound trainee
Mervyn Moore ... sound recordist
Alan Scully ... sound: epk
Kallis Shamaris ... adr editor / dialogue editor
Marc Specter ... foley supervisor
Clemens Endreß ... foley editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Aidan Byrne ... special effects technician
Paul Byrne ... special effects technician
Brendan Kearns ... special effects technician
Michael Kearns ... special effects supervisor
Andrew Nolan ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Naomi Butler ... digital compositor: LipSync Post
Tom Collier ... digital compositor: LipSync Post
Stefan Drury ... head of visual effects: LipSync Post
James Elster ... digital compositor: LipSync Post
Sean Farrow ... executive visual effects supervisor: LipSync Post (as Sean H Farrow)
Elysia Greening ... digital compositor: LipSync Post
David Lloyd ... senior systems administrator: LipSync Post
Philippe Ludivig ... digital compositor: LipSync Post
Dylan Owen ... digital compositor: LipSync Post
Katie Roehrick ... visual effects coordinator: LipSync Post
Daniel Spain ... systems administrator: LipSync Post
Sheila Wickens ... visual effects supervisor
Lucy Tanner ... visual effects coordinator (uncredited)

Stunts

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Gary Arthurs ... stunt coordinator: UK
Nicholas Daines ... stunt double
Neil Finnighan ... stunt double
Zoe Gibney ... stunt double
Paul Kennington ... stunt double
Phil Lonergan ... stunt double
Casey Michaels ... stunt double: UK, Andrea Riseborough
Donal O'Farrell ... stunt coordinator
Gary Robinson ... additional stunt coordinator
Alan Walsh ... stunt double
Stephen Walsh ... stunt double
Martin White ... stunt double / stunt driver (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ben Adefarasin ... clapper loader: second unit
Remi Adefarasin ... director of photography: second unit
Rene Adefarasin ... focus puller: second unit
David Doherty ... central loader
Jessica Drum ... clapper loader: second unit
Brian Dungan ... clapper loader
Mike Eley ... additional photography
Padraic Faherty ... generator operator (as Padraic O Fatharta)
Steve Fitzpatrick ... rigger: UK
David Grennan ... focus puller: second unit
Damien Heffernan ... practical electrician
Jonathan Hession ... still photographer
Ryan King ... camera trainee: UK
Simon Magee ... electrician
James McGuire ... gaffer
Simon Muir ... grip: UK
Dave Newis ... video assist: UK
David O'Connor ... grip: second unit (as Dave O'Connor)
Niall O'Connor ... camera trainee
Micheal O'Mogáin ... best boy
Jennie Paddon ... first assistant camera: a camera
Sam Phillips ... key grip
Sam Phillips ... key grip
Elliot Purvis ... camera trainee: UK
Roger Tooley ... steadicam operator
Charlie Wall ... grip: second unit
Anthony Ward ... grip: UK
Julian White ... gaffer (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Kharmel Cochrane ... casting assistant
Clare McGinley ... casting assistant
Carla Stronge ... casting assistant (as Carla Mercer)
Stephen Kirk ... extras casting (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Gil Howard ... costume cutter
Debbie Millington ... costume assistant
Jess O'Leary ... wardrobe supervisor (as Jessica O'Leary)
Karen Rigg ... costume assistant: UK
Cassandra Steyn-Taylor ... key set wardrobe
Zuzana Zilkova ... wardrobe trainee

Location Management

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John Crampton ... locations unit manager
John Paul LeBon ... assistant locations manager (as John-Paul Le Bon)
Deborah Nutt ... location assistant: UK
Leanne O'Hagan ... location assistant
Rossa O'Neill ... location assistant
Edmund Sampson ... locations manager
Jane Soans ... locations manager: UK
Michael Swan ... location scout

Music Department

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Philip Bagenal ... music mixer / music recordist
Dickon Hinchliffe ... music producer / orchestrator
Phil Hope ... music executive producer: Cutting Edge
Darryl Johnson ... musician (vocalist)
Alisdair Macaulay ... musician: drums
Sam Navel ... music mixer (as Samuel Navel)
Simon Rhodes ... music recordist
Richard Sidwell ... copyist
Andrew Skeet ... conductor
Lucy Wilkins ... orchestra leader / orchestral contractor
Helen Yates ... music supervisor

Transportation Department

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Thomas Carolan ... driver: minibus
Jason Clarke ... driver: construction truck
Alan Dixon ... driver: Clive Owen
Junior Farrell ... driver: facilities
Eamonn Murphy ... transport captain
Lee Murphy ... driver: costume truck
Michael Phelan ... unit driver
Stephen Preston ... driver: construction
Kenneth Quinn ... unit driver
Derek Sweetman ... driver: camera truck
Brian Tresadern ... transport and facilities: UK
Tony Clark ... driver: props truck (uncredited)
Gary Greenberg ... tracking vehicle (uncredited)
Brendan King ... unit driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Kinda Akash ... title designer
Linda Bowen ... post-production accountant
Zoe Brown ... head of business affairs: BBC Films
Mark Byrne ... business & legal executive: Bord Scannián na hÉtreann/Irish Film Board
Neil Calder ... completion guarantor: Film Finances
Caroline Cassidy ... catering supervisor
Sarah Caughey ... legal services: UKFC/BFI
Karen Cummins ... Health & Safety Advisor
Cynthia De Souza ... UK Film Council
Joanne Duffy ... accounting assistant
Will Evans ... head of business affairs: UKFC/BFI
Bobby Finn ... assistant: Clive Owen (as John Paul Finn)
Rosanne Flynne ... head of development: Unanimous Entertainment
Dermot Furey ... chef (as Dermot Furrey)
Vincent Gallagher ... electronic press kit director
John P Gleeson ... financing and tax advisor (as John Gleeson)
Katie Goodson ... head of film services: Unanimous Entertainment (as Katie Goodson-Thomas)
Robin Guise ... executive: LipSync Productions
Brendan Gunn ... dialogue coach
Peter Hampden ... executive: LipSync Productions
Clare Hardwick ... completion guarantor: Film Finances
Tarn Harper ... post-production accountant
Paula Heffernan ... production coordinator: Element Pictures
Roisin Henehan ... section 481 finance
Lorraine Hewson ... production trainee
James Hickey ... chief executive: Bord Scannián na hÉtreann/Irish Film Board
Ruth Hodgson ... completion guarantor: Film Finances
Diarmuid Hughes ... assistant: Chris Coen
Ruth Hunter ... legal services: Element Pictures, Matheson Ormsby Prentice Solicitors
Steve Joberns ... auditor: AGN Shipleys (as Stephen Joberns)
Jonathan Kelly ... legal services: Bord Scannián na hÉtreann/Irish Film Board (, Philip Lee Solicitors))
Ian Kirk ... production finance controller: UKFC/BFI
Kate Lee ... unit publicist
Fiona McConnell ... business affairs executive: Element Pictures
Jeanette McGrath ... script supervisor
Michelle Mullen ... production coordinator
Des Mulreany ... paramedic
Karen Munnelly ... health and safety advisor
Darragh Noonan ... accountant: Element Pictures
John O'Sullivan ... insurance: Media Insurance Brokers
Dan Osbourne ... armourer: UK
Abigail Payne ... legal services: Unanimous Entertainment, Harbottle & Lewis
Sarah Pons ... legal services: Unanimous Entertainment, Harbottle & Lewis
Peter Raven ... executive: LipSync Productions
Christian Sabau ... catering assistant
Livy Sandler ... legal and business affairs manager: BBC Films
Emma Scott ... production executive: Bord Scannián na hÉtreann/Irish Film Board
Tanya Seghatchian ... head of film fund: UKFC/BFI
Emilie Serres ... legal and business affairs: Wild Bunch
Jim Shortall ... production accountant
Sarah Stapleton ... catering assistant
Kathy Tynan ... assistant production coordinator
Billie Webster ... assistant accountant (as Billi Webster)
Ed Wethered ... development editor: BBC Films
Natascha Wharton ... development executive: UKFC/BFI
Genevieve Whitfield ... catering manager
Michael Wood ... production executive: BBC Films
Antoine Zylberberg ... legal and business affairs: Wild Bunch
John P Gleeson ... financing & tax advisor (uncredited) / section 481 finance (uncredited)
John McKenna ... key armourer (uncredited)
Christos Michaels ... legal services: Lip Sync Productions (uncredited)
Ali Moshref ... production executive: completion guarantor (uncredited)
Bradley Quirk ... story editor (uncredited)
Nicole Roberts ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Caroline Coen ... thanks
Mitch Glazer ... thanks
Dina Kuperstock ... thanks
Jonathan Loughran ... special thanks
Anne Mette Lundtofte ... thanks
Ida Maria Marsh ... thanks
Anita Overland ... thanks
Simon Perry ... thanks
Roeg Sutherland ... thanks
James Wilson ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

In 1993, the IRA member Collette is arrested in the London tube after leaving a bomb in the facility. MI-5 Agent Mac offers a deal to Collette to become an informer. She accepts the agreement to protect her son and in return Mac offers a new identity to her after a period working for the MI-5. Soon Mac learns that his superior Kate Fletcher is using Collette to protect her mole inside the Irish organization. Mac tries to find the identity of the informer and protect Collette. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Keywords
Taglines Collette McVeigh - Mother, Daughter, Sister, Spy. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Le projet Nim (France)
  • Agente doble (Spain)
  • Agente doble: Shadow dancer (Spain)
  • Тайный игрок (Russia)
  • O horos ton kataskopon (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 101 min
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Box Office

Opening Weekend United Kingdom $319,337, 24 Aug 2012

Did You Know?

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Trivia Clive Owen originally turned down the part of Mac due to scheduling conflicts. See more »
Goofs In the police station Windows 95 (released in 1995) is shown several times on computer monitors. The movie is set in 1993. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Shadow Dancer (2012). See more »
Soundtracks Night Whispers See more »
Quotes Kate Fletcher: Is this just because she has a pretty face?
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