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In the name of the father [videorecording] / Universal Pictures presents a Hell's Kitchen/Gabriel Byrne production ; screenplay by Terry George and Jim Sheridan ; produced and directed by Jim Sheridan.

Sheridan, Jim, 1949- (Added Author). George, Terry (Added Author). Day-Lewis, Daniel (Added Author). Postlethwaite, Pete (Added Author). Thompson, Emma (Added Author). Lynch, John Carroll, 1963- (Added Author). Redgrave, Corin (Added Author). Conlon, Gerry. Proved innocent (Added Author). Hell's Kitchen Productions (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC IN (Text) 33892005055745 Adult DVDs DVD None 06/09/2009 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0783227906
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Video, [1998]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.85:1).
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Peter Biziou ; production designer, Caroline Amies ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; music, Trevor Jones ; original songs by Bono, Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
English or French language soundtrack (Dolby surround) with optional Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
Academy Awards, USA, 1994: 7 nominations; Best Actor in a Leading Role (Daniel Day-Lewis); Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Pete Postlethwaite); Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Emma Thompson); Best Director (Jim Sheridan); Best Film Editing; Best Picture; Best Writing, Screenplay Based on Material Previously Produced or Published (Terry George, Jim Sheridan). Golden Globes, USA, 1994: 4 nominations, Best Motion Picture - Drama; Best Original Song - Motion Picture (Bono, Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer for the song "(You Made Me the) Thief of Your Heart"); Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (Day-Lewis); Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Thompson).
Subject: Conlon, Gerry > Television adaptations.
Conlon, Gerry > Film adaptations.
Conlon, Gerry > Drama.
False imprisonment > England > Drama.
Judicial error > England > Drama.
Fathers and sons > Ireland > Drama.
Prisoners > England > Drama.
Terrorism > England > Guildford > Drama.
Bombings > England > Guildford > Drama.
Bombing investigation > England > Guildford > Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired

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