R | | Biography, Drama
A man's coerced confession to an IRA bombing he did not commit results in the imprisonment of his father as well. An English lawyer fights to free them.
1 January 2005 | Philip Van der Veken
8 | Perhaps a bit too black and white but still very impressive.
Even though this movie seems a bit too black and white from time to time I must say that it still is an impressive ...
In preparation for his role, Daniel Day-Lewis lost 30 pounds and spent nights in the jail cell on the set as crew members threw water and verbal abuse at him.
I'm going to die.
Gerry Conlon: Don't be saying that.
Giuseppe Conlon: I'm scared.
Gerry Conlon: There's no reason to be scared. You have nothing to be scared about.
Giuseppe Conlon: Don't you be comforting me when I can see the truth staring me in the face. I'm scared I'm gonna die here.
Gerry Conlon: You're not dying ...
Giuseppe Conlon: ...
During the riot, Gerry's sister and her friend are on the swings. Gerry's sister says, "Oh, my God," while mouthing something very different.
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