Blu-ray Release: A Prayer for the Dying

Blu-ray Release Date: April 12, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Five electrifying actors – Mickey Rourke (War Pigs), Bob Hoskins (Made in Dagenham), Alan Bates (The Rose), Sammi Davis (Hope and Glory) and Liam Neeson (Non-Stop) – join the director of Get Carter and Croupier for best-selling author Jack Higgins’ tense IRA thriller, 1987’s A Prayer for the Dying.

A-Prayer-for-the-Dying-1_optDirector Mike Hodges’ action-filled crime drama focuses on a former IRA terrorist (Rourke) forced into killing a mobster in order to walk away from a lifetime of violence. Hoskins co-stars as the priest who may offer him redemption, with Bates as a flamboyant London crime lord who’s had enough of both IRA man and man of God.

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!

About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.