An unlikely friendship develops between a kidnapped British soldier and his captor, an IRA volunteer named Fergus. When the hostage-taking ends up going horribly wrong, Fergus escapes and heads to London, where he seeks out and begins dating the soldier’s lover, a hairdresser named Dil, who knows nothing about Fergus’ IRA background. But there are some things about Dil that Fergus doesn’t know either.
- After a few drinks, Dil and Jimmie move to her place and things really start heating up. In this scene: Dil (Jaye Davidson), Fergus (Stephen Rea)
- To protect Dil, Fergus, now going by Jimmie, asks her to make a drastic change. In this scene: Dil (Jaye Davidson), Fergus (Stephen Rea)
- An awkward trip to use the bathroom brings Jody and Fergus closer together — a complication Maguire does not approve of. In this scene: Jody (Forest Whitaker), Fergus (Stephen Rea)