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