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Crying Game: The Gal With a Secret

PLAY AT YOUR OWN RISK.  In the beginning, this film had a hard time finding an audience in Britain. Opening in October 1992, London had suffered unusually many terrorist attacks and neither the press nor the public seemed willing to accept a sympathetic portrait of an IRA terrorist. When The Crying Game opened in the … Continue reading Crying Game: The Gal With a Secret

The End of the Affair

THE END WAS JUST THE BEGINNING. London, 1944; novelist Maurice Bendrix (Ralph Fiennes) has an affair with a married woman (Julianne Moore), which is abruptly ended, but Maurice can’t get over what happened. Director Neil Jordan also made a thriller the same year, In Dreams, but this remake of a 1955 film showed him in … Continue reading The End of the Affair