Stephen Rea

Born: 31 October 1943, Belfast

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Highlighted works

  • V for Vendetta

    V for Vendetta

    Written and produced by the Wachowski brothers, this comic-book adaptation drew flak for its sympathetic depiction of terrorism – and from the original’s writer, Alan Moore.

  • The Crying Game

    The Crying Game

    The Northern Irish Troubles provide the backdrop for a study of sexual intrigue, as an IRA gunman befriends the girlfriend of an abducted soldier.

  • Life is Sweet

    Life is Sweet

    The urge to remain individual within a family, and the relationship between the personal and the entrepreneurial, are among the themes that inform Mike Leigh’s touching comedy.

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