Year: 2002
UK: Redbus Film Distribution
Cast: Edward Burns, Elijah Wood, Rosario Dawson, Oliver Platt, Brian Burns, Vincent Rubino, James Cummings, Pat McNamara, John DiResta, Malachy McCourt, Christopher McGovern, Peter Gerety, James Burke, Stephen Murphy, Brian Delate, Teresa Yenque, Julie Hale, Kathleen Doyle, Marina Durell, James Handy, Michael Mulheren, Michael Leydon Campbell, Dara Coleman, Penny Balfour, Kevin Kash, Gregg Bello, Joe Lisi, Matty Delia, Jack DeFuria
Director: Edward Burns
Country: USA
UK: 98 mins
UK Certificate: 18 contains very strong language
UK Release Date: 19 March 2004


Set in 1983 New York, ASH WEDNESDAY is a thrilling drama about two brothers trying to escape their past. After faking the death of his younger brother Sean (Elijah Wood) to save him from a hitman, Francis Sullivan (Edward Burns) is desperately trying to live a straight life. But when his brother returns from hiding to reunite with his wife Grace (Rosario Dawson), Francis is forced back into the dangerous world of the Irish and Italian mafias in order to help his brother escape a neighborhood intent on killing them both.