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The Guard

Rating:R
Genre:Comedy, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:July 29, 2011
Running time:96 minutes
Cast:Brendan Gleeson, Don Cheadle, Liam Cunningham, David Wilmot, Rory Keenan
Director:John Michael McDonagh
Writer:John Michael McDonagh
Distributor:Sony Pictures Classics

Web Site: http://www.sonyclassics.com/theguard

Description: Sergeant Gerry Boyle, a salty village cop in Ireland, has a subversive sense of humor, a caustic wit, and an uncanny knack for keeping people at arm's length. When a straitlaced FBI agent chasing an international drug-smuggling ring hits town, Boyle has no intention of letting the arrival disrupt his routine of hookers and wisecracks. Initially, he relishes offending and ridiculing the agent, but a murder and a series of peculiar events draw the reluctant sergeant into the investigation.

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