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by Kari Skogland


In the 1980s when the Irish civil conflict was at its most treacherous, 22 year old Martin McGartland was recruited by the British police to infiltrate and spy on the IRA. He lived his life under constant threat of exposure and subsequent guaranteed torture and death yet he continued because his information saved many lives. He enjoyed the buzz until one day he was discovered and had to escape against all odds. Inspired by a true story, to this day he is on the run.

original title: Fifty Dead Men Walking
country: United Kingdom, Canada
sales agent: Handmade Films International
year: 2008
genre: fiction
directed by: Kari Skogland
screenplay: Kari Skogland
cast: Ben Kingsley, Jim Sturgess, Kevin Zegers, Nathalie Press, Rose McGowan
cinematography by: Jonathan Freeman
film editing: Jim Munro
music: Ben Mink
producer: Peter La Terriere, Kari Skogland, Stephen Hegyes, Shawn Williamson
production: Future Films Limited, Handmade Films International, Brightlight Pictures (CA)
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