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.
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: ...
At the end, Gerry's shirt is one color when he walks out of the courtroom and a different color when he talks to reporters outside.
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