R | | Drama
A young I.R.A. member is forced to turn informant on his comrades, when he is caught in an assassination attempt on a judge.
During filming in Ireland, the working title "Johnny Loves Suzie" was used so as not to attract the attention of any terrorist groups. However, it hardly could obscure the fact that armored vehicles and armed police and soldiers were featured in the film.
Do you get extra if you shoot a Provo?
Lt. David Ferris: Lord, no.
Gingy McAnally: I thought you got extra. That's what we were told.
Lt. David Ferris: I suppose either one of us gets overloaded with the truth, Gingy.
In one scene, the Union Flag is upside down.