A Prayer for the Dying is a 1987 thriller film about a former IRA member trying to escape his past. The film was directed by Mike Hodges, and stars Mickey Rourke, Liam Neeson, Bob Hoskins, and Alan Bates. The film is based on the Jack Higgins novel of the same name. The film begins with Martin Fallon and his IRA team tracking two British Army Landrovers on a lonely road. They have planted a bomb ahead to kill the soldiers. At the last minute, a school van overtakes the Landrovers, and hits the bomb killing all the children. This totally shakes Fallon who wants to leave the violence and goes...
|Directed by:||Mike Hodges|
|Music by:||Bill Conti|
|Screenplay by:||Martin Lynch, Edmund Ward|
|Adapted from:||A Prayer for the Dying|
|Genre:||Action Film, Thriller|