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In the name of the father

Author: Jim SheridanTerry GeorgeDaniel Day-LewisPete PostlethwaiteEmma ThompsonAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Video, [1998]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Summary:
Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a 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: Feature films
Biographical films
Films for the hearing impaired
Drama
Spanish language materials
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biographical
Biographies
Named Person: Gerry Conlon; Gerry Conlon; Gerry Conlon; Gerry Conlon
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Sheridan; Terry George; Daniel Day-Lewis; Pete Postlethwaite; Emma Thompson; John Lynch; Corin Redgrave; Bono; Gerry Conlon; Universal Pictures (Firm); Universal Studios Home Video (Firm); Hell's Kitchen (Firm)
ISBN: 0783227906 9780783227900
Language Note: English or French language soundtrack (Dolby surround) with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
OCLC Number: 40122566
Notes: Based on the autobiographical book: Proved innocent / by Gerry Conlon.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1993.
Special features: Production notes ; cast & filmmakers' bios ; film highlights.

UNC Charlotte Libraries notes:
DVD, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation, Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a 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.
MPAA rating: R.
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Credits: Director of photography, Peter Biziou ; production designer, Caroline Amies ; editor, 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, Tom Wilkinson, Malcom Tierney, Daniel Massey.
Description: 1 videodisc (R) (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby surround; anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation.
Other Titles: In the name of the father (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Universal Pictures presents a Jim Sheridan film ; screenplay by Terry George & Jim Sheridan ; produced and directed by Jim Sheridan.
Local System Bib Number:
.b27568453

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Fact-based film about Gerry Conlon, a 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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