In the Name of the Father (1993)

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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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Trivia

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.


Quotes

Appeal Prosecutor: My Lord, this is new evidence.
Appeal Judge: It is shocking new evidence.
Appeal Prosecutor: My lord, this evidence was not submitted at the trial that is under appeal.
Appeal Judge: That, I believe, is the point that Mrs Pierce is trying to make. Proceed, Mrs Pierce.


Goofs

The poster of Jimi Hendrix in the jail cell is a 1993 MCA reissue.


Soundtracks

Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Performed by
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Written by Jimi Hendrix
(P) 1968 Polygram International Music BV (Baarn)
© 1968 Bella Godiva Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Administered for the world by Don Williams Music Group Inc.
Courtesy of Elber B.V.

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Biography | Drama

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