The Courier

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The Courier ★★ 1988 (R)

A former drug addict seeks revenge on the dealers who killed his friend. Only thing that saves it are the songs by U2, The Pogues, and Hothouse Flowers. Musical score by Elvis Costello. 85m/C VHS . IR Gabriel Byrne, Ian Bannen, Padraig O'Loingsigh, Cait O'Riordan, Patrick Bergin; D: Frank Deasy, Joe Lee; M: Elvis Costello.