A Prayer for the Dying1987

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A Prayer for the Dying
Directed by:
Mike Hodges

Released in the USA on September 11 of 1987, "A Prayer for the Dying" (also known as "Preghiera per morire, Una", "Auf den Schwingen des Todes") is an Action/Drama film directed by Mike Hodges, and written by Edmund Ward (screenplay) . Mickey Rourke and Bob Hoskins are starring, alongside Alan Bates, Sammi Davis, Christopher Fulford and Liam Neeson.

Who is the director of "A Prayer for the Dying":

A Prayer for the Dying was directed by Mike Hodges, an English director, writer, and producer.

Before making A Prayer for the Dying, Mike Hodges had directed Morons from Outer Space, released in 1985, Damien: Omen II (1978), The Terminal Man (1974), Pulp (1972), Get Carter (1971). Since, he directed Black Rainbow, released in 1989, Croupier (1998).

When was "A Prayer for the Dying" released:

A Prayer for the Dying was initally released in the United States on Friday, September 11, 1987. Also released on Friday, September 11, 1987 have been Ging chaat goo si (dir. Jackie Chan), Deadline (dir. Nathaniel Gutman), Fatal Attraction (dir. Adrian Lyne), and The Curse (dir. David Keith). This was thirty-two (32) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, December 02, 1987 in France and on Thursday, November 12, 1987 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "A Prayer for the Dying":

At the casting of A Prayer for the Dying we find Mickey Rourke, previously seen in Angel Heart (1987) and Eureka (1984); Bob Hoskins (Mona Lisa (1986), Sweet Liberty (1986)); Alan Bates (Duet for One (1986), The Wicked Lady (1983)) [ more... ]

  • Bob Hoskins and Alan Bates also appeared in Royal Flash, released in 1975.
  • Mickey Rourke and Leonard Termo can also be seen in The Pope of Greenwich Village, released in 1984.
  • Anthony Head and Christopher Fulford also appeared in Scoop, released in 2006.
  • Leonard Termo and Bob Hoskins also appeared together in The Cotton Club, released in 1984.

What is the Storyline of "A Prayer for the Dying":

The film begins with a small IRA team, including Martin Fallon (Mickey Rourke) and Liam Docherty (Liam Neeson), watching as two British Army Land Rovers approach the roadside bomb they have set for them. At the last minute, a school bus overtakes the army vehicles and detonates the bomb as it passes, killing the children. After most of the team escape the scene pursued by the soldiers, Fallon travels to London in a bid to escape the past. In London, he is approached by a contact who asks him to take on one [...]

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