Based on Tom Bradby’s novel, written after two years as ITN political correspondent in Belfast, ‘Shadow Dancer’ is the moving study of a woman forced to choose between family and cause in 1990s Northern Ireland. Shadow Dancer looks like a solid movie and trailer is very gripping and Clive Owen well he is brilliant in acting and offcourse by looks .
Single mother Collette McVeigh (Andrea Riseborough) is a Republican living in Belfast with her mother and hardliner IRA brothers. When she is arrested for her part in an aborted IRA bomb plot in London, an MI5 officer (Clive Owen) offers her a choice: lose everything and go to prison for 25 years or return to Belfast to spy on her family.
With her son’s life in her hands, Collette chooses to place her trust in Mac and return home, but when her brothers’ secret operation is ambushed, Collette finds both herself and her family in grave danger.