Synopsis: Widowed mother-turned-terrorist Colette McVeigh has high-ranking brothers in the IRA. When she’s arrested in an aborted bomb plot she must make hard choices, testing family loyalties. [Synopsis courtesy of Sundance]
"Shadow Dancer," the narrative thriller from James Marsh ("Project Nim," "Man on Wire"), which premiered at Sundance and screened at Berlin, has a new poster (exclusive to Indiewire) that depicts the somber intensity of the film's story.
The conflict between family, belief and self-preservation collide in "Shadow Dancer" the latest from the chameleonic director James Marsh ("Red Riding: In The Year Of Our Lord 1980," "Man On Wire," "Project Nim") and it looks like a firecracker.
Andrea Riseborough is about to hit screens as Wallis Simpson in the Madonna-directed "W.E.," but the actress is quick to point out that she has a slew of non-period films coming up, including her Sundance IRA thriller "Shadow Dancer" and ensemble drama "Disconnect."
It's impossible to see “Shadow Dancer,” James Marsh's adaptation of the thriller by Tim Bradby without being immediately drawn to Andrea Riseborough and her infamous red raincoat. As Colette McVeigh, she's engrossed within her family's own dealings with the IRA during the...
Andrea Riseborough is a chameleon actress who makes her mark in everything she does, from Madonna's "W.E." as fashionplate Wallis Simpson and Tom Cruise's seductive housemate/overseer in "Oblivion" to terrorist in James Marsh's elegantly crafted IRA thriller "Shadow Dancer," which played the Sundanc...
Unknown ObjectBerlin may not be over until Sunday, but our Criticwire members in Germany have given us a slight sampling of what might have lasting power through the festival and even into the rest of the year.
If “Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy” represented the height of Cold War paranoia within the British intelligence community, then “Shadow Dancer” is the next chapter, replacing the ominous Russian government with a more localized threat: The Troubles in Northern Ireland.