Director: Martin McDonagh Run Time: 107 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 2008
Starring: Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ciarán Hinds
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After a particularly difficult hit job goes wrong in London, gangsters Ray (Colin Farrell) and Ken (Brendan Gleeson) head to Belgium while things blow over. While they wander around the medieval city of Bruges to kill time, Ray complains about how bored he is while Ken finds beauty in solace in the quiet life. Things become increasingly surreal as the two encounter a movie set, tourists, potential lovers and the fate to be imposed upon Ray by their cruel British boss. In Bruges is a strangely beautiful film, violent and quiet, that exposes the fine line between happiness and sadness, life and death, reality and fantasy.