In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

TitleIn the Name of the Father
Release DateDecember 12th, 1993
GenreDrama
Runtime
DirectorsJim Sheridan, Gerry Toomey, Jean Bourne, Simon Moseley
WritersJim Sheridan, Terry George, Gerry Conlon
Production CompaniesHell's Kitchen Films, Universal Pictures
Production CountriesUnited Kingdom, Ireland
Plot Keywordsbomb, prison, based on novel or book, parent child relationship, 1970s, biography, faith, irish, trial, rebellion, torture, terrorism, courtroom
Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Lewis
Gerry Conlon
Pete Postlethwaite
Pete Postlethwaite
Giuseppe Conlon
Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
Gareth Peirce
John Lynch
John Lynch
Paul Hill
Corin Redgrave
Corin Redgrave
Robert Dixon
Beatie Edney
Beatie Edney
Carole Richardson
John Benfield
John Benfield
Chief PO Barker
Paterson Joseph
Paterson Joseph
Benbay
Gerard McSorley
Gerard McSorley
Detective Pavis
Frank Harper
Frank Harper
Ronnie Smalls
Au Nom du Père
Em Nome do Pai
En el nombre del padre
W imię ojca
以父亲的名义
В името на Отца
Ve jménu otce
Isa nimel
Isän nimeen
Εις Το Όνομα Του Πατρός
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