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A Prayer For The Dying (1987)

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A man struggling to escape the political unrest of Northern Ireland finds that his violent past still follows him in this drama. Martin Fallon (Mickey Rourke) is a terrorist with the Irish Republican Army who, while attempting to blow up a British military transport, accidentally bombs a bus full of schoolchildren. The incident haunts Fallon, who decides to quit the IRA and escape to London. Fallon wants to relocate to America, but he lacks a passport, and his criminal past would prevent him

Feb 4, 2003

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Muses on the difficulty once violent men have in ridding themselves of the mark of Cain.

August 27, 2004 Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice
Spirituality and Practice

Tense, Completely original and well-acted.

September 18, 2002
Moviehole

"it's in need of salvation"

July 29, 2002
Kalamazoo Gazette

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This above average thriller is rife with ludicrous performances and ripe in symbolism, even down to the blind girl Mickey Rourke falls for. Almost worth it for Bob Hoskins as a priest beating someone over the head with a dustbin lid!
March 12, 2007
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