In the Name of the Father

In the Name of the Father

Title: In the Name of the Father

Release: 1993

Rating: 8.1

Language: English

Country: Ireland, UK, USA

Runtime: 133

Genre: Action,Biography,Drama,History

In the Name of the Father

Release 1993
Rating 8.1
Language English
Country Ireland, UK, USA
Runtime 133
Genre Action,Biography,Drama,History



Young Belfastian Gerry Conlon admits that he was in London at the time of the incident. He also admits that he is not a model citizen, having committed a petty robbery while in London. He does however profess his innocence when it comes to the bombing of the Guildford Pub in London in 1974, the event which killed several people inside. A self-professed non-political person, he and his three co-accused, dubbed the Guildford Four, are thought to be provisional members of the IRA. Their self-professed innocence is despite each having signed a statement of guilt which they claim were signed under duress. Their case includes having provable alibis for the time frame of the bombing. And eventually, Joe McAndrew, a known IRA member, admits to the bombing. Dubbed the Maguire Seven, seven others, primarily members of Gerry's extended family including his father Giuseppe, are accused of being accessories to the bombing. Following on the work initiated by Giuseppe, Gerry works on a campaign to ...

Director :

Jim Sheridan

Writer :

Gerry Conlon (autobiographical book "Proved Innocent"), Terry George (screenplay), Jim Sheridan (screenplay)

Actors :

... Gerry Conlon

... Giuseppe Conlon

... Gareth Peirce

... Paul Hill

... Robert Dixon

... Carole Richardson

... Chief PO Barker