The Break (1998) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Break (1998)

The Break





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Movie Info

An IRA prisoner escapes and makes his way to New York where he becomes a participant in a political assassination.more
Rating: R
Genre: Mystery & Suspense, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Ronan Bennett
In Theaters:
Castle Hill Productions


Sean McGinley
as Tommy Breen
Roy Haybeard
as Food Lorry Driver
Robert Taylor
as Visiting Room Prison...
B.J. Hogg
as Albert
Seamus Ball
as First Prison Officer...
James Duran
as Gate Prison Officer
Deirdre O'Kane
as Breen's Girlfriend
Catriona Hinds
as Richard's Wife
Paul Giamatti
as Hotel Clerk
Brian Vincent
as Lorenzo Bauch
Ciaran O'Reilly
as Passer-by
Jerry Grayson
as Restaurant Manager
Ken Solarino
as Subway Man
Myra Carter
as Neighbor
Luis Argueta
as Ramon's Bodyguard
George Bass
as Ramon's Driver
Richard Council
as FBI Agent No. 1
John Rothman
as FBI Agent No. 2
Ndehru Roberts
as Kid Gun Dealer
Alba Oms
as Stall Owner
Mario Mendoza
as Mustachioed Man
Teresa Yenque
as Indian Woman
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Critic Reviews for The Break

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | April 10, 2003
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Andrzej Sekula's cinematography is a poetic, masterful presence.

Full Review… | January 3, 2007
Film Journal International

full review in Greek

Full Review… | October 3, 2006
Movies for the Masses

The two central characters are not the only ones who wish things had been different. I, for one, would have liked to laugh. Or cry. Or at least be entertained.

Full Review… | June 13, 2006
Urban Cinefile

if you haven't seen a film this month with an ex IRA hero, you won't go wrong with "The Break."

Full Review… | April 9, 2003
Critics Inc./America Online

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

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