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Prayer for the Dying
     

A Prayer for the Dying

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Director: Mike Hodges

Cast: Mickey Rourke, Bob Hoskins, Alan Bates

 

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Mike Hodges directs Mickey Rourke in the IRA drama A Prayer for the Dying, which comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen transfer preserves the original aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and is preferable to the standard full-frame image. A closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Surround, while a Spanish soundtrack has been

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Mike Hodges directs Mickey Rourke in the IRA drama A Prayer for the Dying, which comes to DVD with a pair of transfers. The widescreen transfer preserves the original aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and is preferable to the standard full-frame image. A closed-captioned English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Surround, while a Spanish soundtrack has been recorded in Dolby Digital Mono. English, Spanish, and French subtitles are accessible. Supplemental materials include the original theatrical trailer. This is a fine release from MGM/UA.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/04/2003
UPC:
0027616883131
Original Release:
1987
Rating:
R
Source:
Mgm (Video & Dvd)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Full Frame, Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Mono, Dolby Digital Surround]
Time:
1:48:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Original theatrical trailer; English stereo surround, Spanish mono; English, French & Spanish language subtitles

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mickey Rourke Martin Fallon
Bob Hoskins Father Da Costa
Alan Bates Jack Meehan
Sammi Davis Anna
Christopher Fulford Billy
Liam Neeson Liam Docherty
Alison Doody Siobhan Donovan
Camille Coduri Jenny
Ian Bartholomew Kristou
Mark Lambert Ainsley
Cliff Burnett Varley
Anthony Head Rupert
David Lumsden Lance
Leonard Termo Bonati
Maurice O'Connell Miller
Karl Johnson Fitzgerald
Peggy Aitchison Mrs. Orton
Stanley Beard Krasko
James Saxon Ellerman
Ken Sharrock Gaskin
George Shane O'Connor
Alan Talbot Barman
Ian McElhinney Lodger
Mark Monero Boy
Dave Duffy Publican
Robert Hamilton Husband
Margaret Wade Wife
Peter Needham Cemetery Superindentent
Norman Warwick Priest

Technical Credits
Michael Hodges Director
Peter Boyle Editor
Bill Conti Score Composer
Michael Garfath Cinematographer
Martin Grace Stunts
Evangeline Harrison Costumes/Costume Designer
Martyn Hebert Production Designer
Evan Hercules Production Designer
Nick Hobbs Stunts
Martin Lynch Screenwriter
Debbie McWilliams Casting
Chris Munro Sound/Sound Designer
Terry Needham Asst. Director
Ian Scoones Special Effects
Mary Selway Casting
Colin Skeaping Stunts
Peter Snell Producer
Edmund Ward Screenwriter

Scene Index

Side #1 -- Widescreen
1. Main Title/Bad Bombing [4:58]
2. "Get Him!" [5:31]
3. "His Life or Yours" [6:32]
4. Last Rites [6:54]
5. Consoling the Widow [2:31]
6. Making a Bloody Point [2:35]
7. Confessional Absolution [7:11]
8. The Morbid Truth [4:12]
9. Time to Listen Up [5:28]
10. Making Heavenly Music [5:14]
11. "Death Is an Art Form" [6:57]
12. Desecrating the Church [3:47]
13. "You're Coming Back!" [5:53]
14. Hypocrite or Prophet? [4:28]
15. Love Is Blind [4:11]
16. A Heartless Intruder [8:07]
17. Taking Care of Business [2:53]
18. "Fancy a Swim?" [7:22]
19. Clinging to Faith [5:48]
20. Final Prayer/Credits [6:55]
Side #2 -- Standard
1. Main Title/Bad Bombing [4:58]
2. "Get Him!" [5:31]
3. "His Life or Yours" [6:32]
4. Last Rites [6:54]
5. Consoling the Widow [2:31]
6. Making a Bloody Point [2:35]
7. Confessional Absolution [7:11]
8. The Morbid Truth [4:12]
9. Time to Listen Up [5:28]
10. Making Heavenly Music [5:14]
11. "Death Is an Art Form" [6:57]
12. Desecrating the Church [3:47]
13. "You're Coming Back!" [5:53]
14. Hypocrite or Prophet? [4:28]
15. Love Is Blind [4:11]
16. A Heartless Intruder [8:07]
17. Taking Care of Business [2:53]
18. "Fancy a Swim?" [7:22]
19. Clinging to Faith [5:48]
20. Final Prayer/Credits [6:55]

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