A Prayer For The Dying

  • 1987
  • Movie
  • R
  • Crime

Pared down to its basics, A PRAYER FOR THE DYING is a film about moral self-examination, addressing the dilemma "to kill or not to kill." It's an honest attempt to understand the morality of murder, but it sinks, however unintentionally, into campiness and treacly melodrama. As the picture opens, Martin Fallon (Mickey Rourke, in an excellent, chameleonic...read more

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02:01 — Story of an Irish terrorist who must kill once more before he is allowed to quit the I.R.A.

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: R
  • Review: Pared down to its basics, A PRAYER FOR THE DYING is a film about moral self-examination, addressing the dilemma "to kill or not to kill." It's an honest attempt to understand the morality of murder, but it sinks, however unintentionally, into campiness and… (more)

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