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.
The character of Inspector Dixon is a combination of several police officers connected to the case.
It's not the stairs that are killing your father.
Gerry Conlon: Aye, what is it then?
Gareth Peirce: It's your lack of faith.
Gerry Conlon: Lack of faith? Faith in what?
Gareth Peirce: In yourself.
Gerry Conlon: No. I have faith in myself. Gerry Conlon. Lifer. 30-year sentence. And I know how to survive it, no problem.
Gareth Peirce: ...
When Paul and Gerry arrive in London, they walk the streets looking for Paddy's house. One street sign says 'Huskisson Street,' which is in Liverpool, not London.
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