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.
|Title||In the Name of the Father|
|Release Date||December 12th, 1993|
|Directors||Jim Sheridan, Gerry Toomey, Jean Bourne, Simon Moseley|
|Writers||Jim Sheridan, Terry George, Gerry Conlon|
|Production Companies||Hell's Kitchen Films, Universal Pictures|
|Production Countries||United Kingdom, Ireland|
|Plot Keywords||bomb, prison, based on novel or book, parent child relationship, 1970s, biography, faith, irish, trial, rebellion, torture, terrorism, courtroom|