The Crying Game
- 1 hr 51 min
With a 1993 Oscar for Best Screenplay and five nominations including Best Picture, The Crying Game continues to stand as a resoundingly successful drama and a renowned example of film making. Though the film is often referenced in pop culture for its 'twist' ending, the brilliant dramatic screenplay, acting, and execution are what keeps this drama relevant today. Set against the IRA conflicts in Northern Ireland and England, The Crying Game is an unexpected and original drama about the romance between a British soldier and the lover of the man whose death he is responsible for. Starring Forest Whitaker, Jaye Davidson and Stephen Rae, director Neil Jordan's award winning movie is a dark and aggressive, but rewarding examination of hard themes and controversial materials, and remains an often-cited pillar of the drama genre.