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In the Name of the Father (1993)

In the Name of the Father
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Alison Crosbie Alison Crosbie
Girl in Pub
Daniel Day-Lewis Daniel Day-Lewis
Gerry Conlon
Philip King Philip King
Guildford Soldier
Emma Thompson Emma Thompson
Gareth Peirce
Nye Heron Nye Heron
IRA Man 1
Frankie McCafferty Frankie McCafferty
Tommo
Paul Warriner Paul Warriner
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Gerry Conlon Gerry Conlon
Terry George Terry George
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Postlethwaite is a legend.

9 years, 6 months ago at Feb 18 0:35
I just happened to catch this film the other day; I've watched it 3 times in as many days.

The film is based on the real life incidents of the Guilford 4, wrongly arrested for the Guildford Pub IRA bombings. Daniel-Day Lewis and Pete Postlethwaite play father and son Gerry and Giuseppe Conlon; and they play them outstandingly. The accents are flawless and the acting is second to ... read more

A very good movie

1 year, 7 months ago at Dec 31 11:37
To be honest, it has been a while since I have seen this movie and I should definitely re-watch it at some point. In fact, it has been a while since Jim Sheridan has released something really impressive. Indeed, I just saw recently 'Dream House', his last directing effort, and it had been a while since I saw such a half-baked thriller, without mentioning that he also got involved in this semi-bi... read more
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Description: A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. Bullied by the British police, he and four of his friends are coerced into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends 15 years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence with the help of a British attorney, Gareth Peirce. Based on a true story. Written by Liza Esser {essereli@student.msu.edu} Based on the true story of Gerry Conlon, a Belfast youth who - along with family members and friends - was wro ... (more)
Release date: 25 February 1994
UPC: 025192024825
Tags: Biography (12), Drama (11), 1993 (10), Prison (8), (7), 1990s (6), Terrorism (6), Ireland (6), IRA (5), Father Son Relationship (5), Courtroom (4), Violence (3), Based On A True Story (3), Corruption (3), UK (3), Family (2), Biopic (2), England (1), Father (1), Onrecht (1)
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