R | | Action, Crime, Thriller
Two Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes and wipe out Boston's criminal underworld in the name of God.
After shooting, this movie was shopped at the 1999 Cannes Film Festival in the hopes of finding a distributor. Every major studio in the U.S. turned it down, due to the Colombine shooting one month prior. After failing to find a distributor at Cannes, this movie was eventually picked up by a small company for a limited theatrical release of five theaters in the U.S. for a period of seven days.
Our father, who art in heaven, hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done, on Earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this day our daily bread, and forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who trespass against us. And lead us not into ...
When the Monsignor relates the story of Kitty Genovese, he mentions that the attack took place "almost 30 years ago" and "in broad daylight." The attack occurred in 1964, a full 35 years prior to the movie taking place, and at 3:30 AM (albeit under streetlights). These errors may have been purposeful to demonstrate that people's indifference continues, and is even greater now.
Clips of people being interviewed about their opinions on "the saints" are shown while the credits roll.
The Region 2 Japanese DVD is fully uncut, widescreen and in English. It also features commentary and behind-the-scenes footage, plus a few other extras.
English, Spanish, Papiamento, Russian, Latin
$19,930 23 January 2000