The Break
The Break (1998)

An IRA volunteer tries to leave his life of violence behind -- only to discover it's waiting for him in America -- in this drama based on a story by leading man Stephen Rea. Dowd (Rea) is a convicted terrorist with the Irish Republican… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 20, 1998
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Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

Andrzej Sekula's cinematography is a poetic, masterful presence.

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Brandon Judell
Critics Inc./America Online

if you haven't seen a film this month with an ex IRA hero, you won't go wrong with "The Break."

Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

full review in Greek

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Urban Cinefile

The two central characters are not the only ones who wish things had been different. I, for one, would have liked to laugh. Or cry. Or at least be entertained.

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