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Fifty Dead Men WalkingWriter-director Kari Skogland's sharp-edged, doc-style drama Fifty Dead Men Walking is loosely based on the true story of Martin ...Fifty Dead Men WalkingDramaRWriter-director Kari Skogland's sharp-edged, doc-style drama Fifty Dead Men Walking is loosely based on the true story of Martin ...2009-08-28Kevin ZegersRose McGowanKevin Zegers, Rose McGowan
Fifty Dead Men Walking
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Fifty Dead Men Walking

Genre: Drama; Starring: Ben Kingsley, Jim Sturgess, Kevin Zegers, Rose McGowan; Director: Kari Skogland; Author: Kari Skogland; Release Date Limited: 08/21/2009; MPAA Rating: R

Writer-director Kari Skogland’s sharp-edged, doc-style drama Fifty Dead Men Walking is loosely based on the true story of Martin ?McGartland, who lived life on a ?tightrope in the late 1980s during the Troubles in Northern Ireland: ?McGartland served as a loyal IRA member?and passed intelligence on to the Brits. (A Dead Man is what the IRA called an informer, and for good ?reason.) Jim Sturgess (Across the Universe) makes a believable cocky lad who signs on for the con; an oddly bewigged Ben Kingsley is fussier and too actorly as his handler. B

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