Daily Archives: September 2, 2012

‘The Crying Game’ opens in U.S. 20 years ago today (1992)

Video: 'The Crying Game' trailer

(Wednesday, September 2, 1992)The Crying Game, an intriguing tale of a group of IRA kidnappers and the British soldier they nab and want to exchange for one of their own, premiered today at the Venice Film Festival

Directed by Neil Jordan, the film starred Stephen Rea, Jaye Davidson, Miranda Richardson and Forest Whitaker. It would go on to receive six Oscar nominations, including Best Picture.