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In the name of the father

Author: Gabriel ByrneJim SheridanTerry GeorgeDaniel Day-LewisGerry ConlonAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : MCA Universal Home Video, [1994]
Edition/Format:   Video : Videodisc   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, the young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name.
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Byrne; Jim Sheridan; Terry George; Daniel Day-Lewis; Gerry Conlon; Hell's Kitchen (Firm); Universal Pictures (Firm); MCA Universal Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0783210442 9780783210445
OCLC Number: 30846940
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the autobiographical book Proved innocent by Gerry Conlon.
Videodisc release of the 1993 motion picture.
Letterbox format.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, Peter Biziou ; production designer, Caroline Amies ; edited by Gerry Hambling ; music, Trevor Jones ; original songs by Bono, Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer.
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave.
Description: 2 videodiscs (133 min.) : sound, color ; 12 in.
Details: Laser optical, side 1 & 2 CLV, side 3 CAV ; Dolby surround stereo, CX encoded.
Responsibility: Universal Pictures presents a Hell's Kitchen/Gabriel Byrne production ; screenplay by Terry George and Jim Sheridan ; produced and directed by Jim Sheridan.

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Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, the young Irish punk who is caught in the wrong place at the wrong time and forced to confess to a terrorist bombing. He and his father, along with friends of Gerry, are found guilty and sentenced to life in prison. There, his father shows his true strength, and Gerry works to prove their innocence and clear his father's name.

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