In the Name of the Father (1993)

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.

Directing:
  • Jim Sheridan
Writing:
  • Terry George
  • Jim Sheridan
  • Gerry Conlon
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  • Release Date: 1993-12-12
  • Country: GB, IE
  • Runtime: 133 min
  • Budget: $13,000,000
  • Revenue: $65,796,862

Daniel Day-Lewis

Gerry Conlon

Emma Thompson

Gareth Peirce

Pete Postlethwaite

Giuseppe Conlon

John Lynch

Paul Hill

Beatie Edney

Carole Richardson

Mark Sheppard

Paddy Armstrong

Saffron Burrows

Girl in Commune

Jamie Harris

Deptford Jim

Stanley Townsend

Hooker's Driver

Corin Redgrave

Robert Dixon

Gerard McSorley

Detective Pavis

Tony Denham

Detective

Philip Davis

Detective

Richard Graham

Detective

Ronan Wilmot

Paddy Maguire

Sean Lawlor

Remand Prison Officer

Daniel Massey

Prosecutor

Bosco Hogan

Defense Counsel

John Benfield

Chief PO Barker

Dave Duffy

Prison Officer

Mal Whyte

Cockney Prisoner

Frank Harper

Ronnie Smalls

Jer O'Leary

Prisoner John O'Brien

Paul O'Grady

Prisoner

Terry O'Neill

Prisoner

Malcolm Tierney

Home Office Official

Jonathan Ryan

Scottish Governor

Denys Hawthorne

Appeal Judge

Tom Wilkinson

Appeal Prosecutor

Phil Davis

Detective

Maclean Burke

Young Vincent Maguire
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