A Prayer For The Dying
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A man struggling to escape the political unrest of Northern Ireland finds that his violent past still follows him in this drama. Martin Fallon (Mickey Rourke) is a terrorist with the Irish Republican Army who, while attempting to blow up a British military transport, accidentally bombs a bus full of schoolchildren. The incident haunts Fallon, who decides to quit the IRA and escape to London. Fallon wants to relocate to America, but he lacks a passport, and his criminal past would prevent him from getting one. Jack Meehan (Alan Bates), a British gangster who knows about Fallon's past,… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 63%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Muses on the difficulty once violent men have in ridding themselves of the mark of Cain."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Tense, Completely original and well-acted."
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
""it's in need of salvation""
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
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