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Crying Game (BFI Modern Classics)
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Jane Gile's study of The Crying Game traces the origins of the film in Neil Jordan's early, award-winning books and films. Drawing on exclusive interviews with Jordan and producer Stephen Wolley, Giles details the film's tense and troubled production history and anatomizes the different permutations of sexuality and politics that it unravels.
"The Crying Game" is one of the key British films of the 1990s, tackling issues of terrorism, race and sexuality in a radical way but without alienating mainstream audiences. This study draws on interviews with writer Neil Jordan and producer Stephen Woolley.
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