Inspired by Martin McGartland's shocking real life story, Martin is a young lad from West Belfast in teh late 1980s who is recruited by the British polics to spy on the IRA. He works his way up the ranks as a volunteer for the IRA whilst feeding information to his British handler and saves lives in the process; until one day he is exposed, captured and tortured to within an inch of his life. He escapes dramatically by throwing himself from a tower block window and is still in hiding today.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Dolby Digital 5.1 ), English ( Dolby Digital Stereo ), WIDESCREEN (2.35:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Anamorphic Widescreen, Commentary, Deleted Scenes, Interactive Menu, Scene Access, Trailer(s), SYNOPSIS: Inspired by Martin McGartland's incredible autobiography, Fifty Dead Men Walking is the stunning new action thriller by Karl Skogland about a secret agent working undercover for British security services in Northern Ireland during the late eighties. Over the course of four years, until his betrayal and subsequent discovery, it was estimated that McGartland was responsible for saving the lives of up to fifty men. SCREENED/AWARDED AT: Vancouver International Film Festival, ...Fifty Dead Men Walking