Shadow Dancer


1h 41m 2012

Brief Synopsis

Single mother Collette McVeigh is a Republican living in Belfast with her mother and hardliner IRA brothers. When she is arrested for her part in an aborted IRA bomb plot in London, an MI5 officer offers her a choice: lose everything and go to prison or return to Belfast to spy on her own family. Wi

Film Details

Also Known As
Doppio Gioco - La verità si nasconde nell'ombra, Gölgede Dans, Kettos játszma, Kryptonim: Shadow Dancer, Untitled (James Marsh Project)
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Production Company
Bbc Films ; British Film Institute ; Element Pictures ; Irish Film Board ; Lipsync Creative ; Team Fx ; Unanimous Pictures ; Wild Bunch ; Wild Bunch
Distribution Company
Magnolia Pictures; Ato Pictures ; Best Film ; Cinema Mondo ; Cinemania Groupicon ; Diamond Films ; Discovery Film ; Independenta ; Lumière Publishing ; Magnolia Home Entertainment ; Magnolia Pictures ; Moviemax ; Paramount Pictures International (PPI) ; Phase 4 Films ; Phase 4 Films ; Tiglon A.S. ; United International Pictures ; Vertigo Media, Ltd. ; Wild Bunch
Location
Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

Synopsis

Single mother Collette McVeigh is a Republican living in Belfast with her mother and hardliner IRA brothers. When she is arrested for her part in an aborted IRA bomb plot in London, an MI5 officer offers her a choice: lose everything and go to prison or return to Belfast to spy on her own family. With her son's life in her hands, Collette chooses to place her trust in the MI5 and returns home. When her brothers' secret operation is ambushed, suspicions of an informant are raised and Collette finds both herself and her family in grave danger. With informants working on both sides, Collette's psychological and personal turmoil builds.

Film Details

Also Known As
Doppio Gioco - La verità si nasconde nell'ombra, Gölgede Dans, Kettos játszma, Kryptonim: Shadow Dancer, Untitled (James Marsh Project)
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2012
Production Company
Bbc Films ; British Film Institute ; Element Pictures ; Irish Film Board ; Lipsync Creative ; Team Fx ; Unanimous Pictures ; Wild Bunch ; Wild Bunch
Distribution Company
Magnolia Pictures; Ato Pictures ; Best Film ; Cinema Mondo ; Cinemania Groupicon ; Diamond Films ; Discovery Film ; Independenta ; Lumière Publishing ; Magnolia Home Entertainment ; Magnolia Pictures ; Moviemax ; Paramount Pictures International (PPI) ; Phase 4 Films ; Phase 4 Films ; Tiglon A.S. ; United International Pictures ; Vertigo Media, Ltd. ; Wild Bunch
Location
Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 41m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States May 31, 2013

Video on Demand in United States May 31, 2013

Released in United States 2012

Limited Release in United States May 31, 2013 (New York & Los Angeles)

Video on Demand in United States May 31, 2013

Released in United States 2012 (World Cinema)

Released in United States 2012 (Premieres)

Guy Pearce and Rebecca Hall were previously attached to star.

Based on the novel "Shadow Dancer" written by Tom Bradby and published by Bantam Press in January 1998.

Released in United States 2012 (Spotlight Films)