Dec 29, 1993 · Ostensibly the tale of one big glaring injustice, "In the Name of the Father" actually delves much deeper, emerging as a fervent indictment of the bitterness between English and I.R.A. partisans.
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May 17, 2010 · A. O. Scott on Jim Sheridan's 1993 drama, featuring Daniel Day Lewis and Pete Postlethwaite.
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"In the Name of the Father" tells this story in angry dramatic detail, showing that the British police were so obsessed with the need to produce the IRA bombers that they seized on flimsy hearsay evidence and then tortured their prisoners to extract confessions.
In IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, which is based on a true story, Gerry Conlon (Daniel Day-Lewis) is a petty thief in Belfast, Ireland.While robbing some scrap metal in the early 1970s, he gets into trouble with the IRA, and is sent to London to live with his aunt.
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In the Name of the Father movie reviews & Metacritic score: Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis gives an impassioned performance in this riveting drama that mirrors one man's 15-year struggle and ultimate triumph over...
Jan 01, 2000 · In the Name of the Father The story of Gerry Conlon, wrongly convicted with the "Guilford 4" for a bomb on a pub in 1974. The police rounded on Conlon's family and went on to send his father to...
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