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In the Name of the Father

"In the Name of the Father" tells the true saga of Gerry Conlon (Daniel Day-Lewis), a petty thief in strife-torn '70s Belfast. After angering the IRA he is sent to England by his father (Pete Postlethwaite), where his antics land him in the wrong place at the wrong time. Innocent, but forced to confess to a savage terrorist bombing, he is sentenced to life imprisonment as one of the "Guildford Four". Working with a fiercely dedicated lawyer (Emma Thompson), Gerry battles to prove his innocence, clear his father's name and expose the truth behind one of the most shameful legal events in history.

Year: 1993
Genre: Drama, True Stories, Time in Prison, Biography, Legal Eagles
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Director: Jim Sheridan
Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Emma Thompson, Pete Postlethwaite
Duration: 127 Minutes
Rating: PG
8.1/10
Location in store: Drama

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