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Published 12 08, 2014
Year : 2012
Release date : 24 August 2012
Genres: Drama, Thriller,
Director : James Marsh,
Writers: Tom Bradby,
Stars: Barry Barnes, Maria Laird, Ben Smyth, Brid Brennan, Jamie Scott,
Time: 101 min.
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Shadow Dancer is a 2012 British-Irish drama film directed by James Marsh and based on the novel of the same name by Tom Bradby who also wrote the film's script. The film premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festivaland was screened out of competition at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival in February 2012.In 1993 Belfast, Colette lives with her mother and brothers, all members of the IRA. In the opening scene, set twenty years earlier, the Troubles result in the death of one of her brothers when they are children. This presumably motivates her in later life. After a failed attack in London, Colette is arrested and offered a choice: either she spends 25 years in jail, and thus losing everything she loves including her young son, or she becomes an informant for MI5, spying on her own family. Colette agrees to do so. An MI5 officer, Mac, is assigned as her handler.Previews before the film's release have been positive, and currently holds a "Fresh" rating of 82%, based on 69 reviews, at Rotten Tomatoes.British film magazine Empire giving it a score of 4 out of 5 stars, calling it "an intelligent and emotionally charged spy drama".The Guardian called it "a slow-burning but brilliant thriller about an IRA sympathiser forced to become an informant by MI5".Set in 1990s Belfast, an active member of the IRA becomes an informant for MI5 in order to protect her son's welfare.