www.tcm.com
Current cart in use:
SHOPPING CART
Your Cart ( items) $0.00
Title Qty
your cart is empty
The Largest DVD store online! Over 100,000 titles available!

Explore

In Stock

Genre

Format

Artists

Actors

Specialty

Rated

Studio

Decades

Color

Explore

In Stock

Genre

Format

Artists

Actors

Specialty

Rated

Label

Decades

Quare Fellow DVD
Quare Fellow

Quare Fellow

DVD
DVD 
List Price: $24.95
Price: $13.95
You Save: $11.00 (44%)
Share Twitter
In 1962, legendary Irish playwright Brendan Behan s incendiary insider s look at life on death row, The Quare Fellow, became a film studded with gem-like performances (Hollywood Reporter) that packs a harsh Irish eloquence and a brutal dramatic punch (NewYork Times). Zealous rookie prison guard Thomas Crimmin (Patrick McGoohan - The Prisoner, Escape From Alcatraz) arrives at a crumbling correctional facility where inmates and turnkeys alike anxiously await a man s imminent trip to the gallows. Though thecondemned (called the quare fellow in Hibernian jailhouse slang) remains unseen, the cruelty of the brutal murder that has marked his days and the system that would take a life for a life are both keenly felt. Under the tutelage of a retiring guard, andvia a chance liaison with Kathleen (Sylvia Syms), a woman with a deep connection to both the man awaiting execution and the crime of passion he committed, Crimmin s duty-bound veneer erodes and the tragedy of state-sanctioned murder threatens to claim more than just the life of the guilty. Working in Dublin with an Anglo-Irish cast and crew, American writer-director Arthur Dreifuss tells in The Quare Fellow a compelling story with swift, succinct strokes, (LA Times) combining visual ingenuity with Behan srueful, randy dialogue (The New Yorker) and uncommon humanity.
Title: Quare Fellow
Genre: British-Drama
Starring: Harry Brogan, Patrick McGoohan, Sylvia Syms, Walter Macken, Dermot Kelly, Jack Cunningham, Pauline Delany
Director: Arthur Dreifuss
Studio: Kino Video
Attributes: Black & White
Release Date: 12/9/2008
Original Year: 1962
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 738329062026
Item #: KOV006202

You May Also Like