History Film / TheCryingGame

29th Jul '17 12:01:04 PM AnotherGuy
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* TraumaticHaircut: Dil. [[spoiler: The last thing she wants to be is a boy again.]] The only way Dil agrees is that Fergus insists that he's doing it for love; she still cries as her hair is cut.

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* TraumaticHaircut: Dil. [[spoiler: The last thing she wants to be is a boy again.]] The only way Dil agrees is that Fergus insists that he's doing it for love; [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fToMiIveRss she still cries as her hair is cut.]]
29th Jul '17 12:00:38 PM AnotherGuy
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* NotSoDifferent: Dil notes that Fergus has a former lover who is now a psychotic stalker, just like she did. [[spoiler:She doesn't know it's a little more ''political'' with Fergus.]]
29th Jul '17 11:58:23 AM AnotherGuy
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* CallBack: Dil has Fergus on the bed, with a translucent drape she enters through during their first intimate scene. [[spoiler:It's given a DarkReprise at the climax when Fergus is tied to the bed, and Dil enters through the same drape -- with a gun.]]
21st Jun '17 4:58:49 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* ArcWords: The story of "[[TheFarmerAndTheViper The Scorpion and the Frog]]" near the beginning and at the very end.



* ArcWords: The story of "[[TheFarmerAndTheViper The Scorpion and the Frog]]" near the beginning and at the very end.
8th Jun '17 10:06:04 AM NWolfman
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%%* UnsettlingGenderReveal

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%%* UnsettlingGenderReveal* UnsettlingGenderReveal: One of the most (in)famous examples in all of cinema. Fergus becomes violently ill and starts retching when he discovers that [[spoiler:Dil]] has a penis.
15th May '17 7:25:22 PM nombretomado
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Fergus (Stephen Rea) is a grunt in [[TheTroubles the IRA]]. He and his cell capture a British soldier stationed in Ireland, Jody (Creator/ForestWhitaker). They hold him hostage, hoping Britain will release one of their own in exchange for Jody's safety. If the British government refuses to comply, the IRA will execute Jody. Fergus is only supposed to guard the prisoner. He's not supposed to take his hood off. He's definitely not supposed to humanize Jody. Unfortunately, Fergus is at heart, a decent guy. He can't resist treating Jody humanely.

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Fergus (Stephen Rea) is a grunt in [[TheTroubles [[UsefulNotes/TheTroubles the IRA]]. He and his cell capture a British soldier stationed in Ireland, Jody (Creator/ForestWhitaker). They hold him hostage, hoping Britain will release one of their own in exchange for Jody's safety. If the British government refuses to comply, the IRA will execute Jody. Fergus is only supposed to guard the prisoner. He's not supposed to take his hood off. He's definitely not supposed to humanize Jody. Unfortunately, Fergus is at heart, a decent guy. He can't resist treating Jody humanely.
16th Feb '17 8:09:36 PM Eagal
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* DecoyProtagonist: Jody.
* DistressedDude: Jody.
** And again, with the film's usual irony, [[spoiler: Fergus]].

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* %%* DecoyProtagonist: Jody.
* DistressedDude: %%* DistressedDude:
%%**
Jody.
** And again, with the film's usual irony, [[spoiler: Fergus]].%%** Fergus



* HairTriggerTemper: Peter.

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* %%* HairTriggerTemper: Peter.



* LimaSyndrome

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* %%* LimaSyndrome



* StalkerWithACrush: Eddie.

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* %%* StalkerWithACrush: Eddie.



* SympatheticMurderer: [[spoiler: Dil.]]

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* %%* SympatheticMurderer: [[spoiler: Dil.]]



* UnsettlingGenderReveal: And [[MaleFrontalNudity how]].

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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: And [[MaleFrontalNudity how]].%%* UnsettlingGenderReveal
11th Aug '16 6:11:40 PM Michael_McManus
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* BoundAndGagged: Jody.
** And again, with the film's usual irony, [[spoiler: Fergus]].



* DeadStarWalking: Creator/ForestWhitaker.

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* DeadStarWalking: Creator/ForestWhitaker.DecoyProtagonist: Jody.
* DistressedDude: Jody.
** And again, with the film's usual irony, [[spoiler: Fergus]].
19th May '16 4:21:22 PM nombretomado
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[[caption-width-right:300:The original [[TheMightyBoosh great confuser]].]]

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[[caption-width-right:300:The original [[TheMightyBoosh [[Series/TheMightyBoosh great confuser]].]]
12th Feb '16 11:24:22 AM eroock
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* ChainedToABed: Dil ties sleeping Fergus to the bed with her black nylon tights.
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