In the Name of the Father (1993)

R  |   |  Biography, Drama


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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.


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  • Daniel Day-Lewis and Jim Sheridan in In the Name of the Father (1993)
  • Daniel Day-Lewis and Pete Postlethwaite in In the Name of the Father (1993)
  • Daniel Day-Lewis and Pete Postlethwaite in In the Name of the Father (1993)
  • Jim Sheridan in In the Name of the Father (1993)
  • Frank Harper in In the Name of the Father (1993)

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Trivia

Director Jim Sheridan was heavily criticized for fictionalizing much of the story. For example, The Guildford 4 and the Maguire family were tried separately. Joe McAndrew, the IRA man who befriends Gerry Conlon in prison, is entirely fictional. Gerry and ... ...


Quotes

Gerry Conlon: When can I go back to Belfast?
Detective: Next time you'll see Belfast, they'll be flying day trips to the moon.
Gerry Conlon: I always wanted to be an astronaut.


Goofs

When Gerry arrives in London in 1974, an early-1980s Ford Transit van and Ford Fiesta are visible.

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Genres

Biography | Drama

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