In the Name of the Father

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Universal acclaim - based on 16 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 70 Ratings

Summary: Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis gives an impassioned performance in this riveting drama that mirrors one man's 15-year struggle and ultimate triumph over a terrible injustice. (Universal Studios)

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Runtime: 133 min
Rating: Rated R for language and politically-generated violence.
Production: Universal Pictures
Genres: Biography, Drama
Countries: UK, Ireland
Language: English
Home Release Date: Jul 8, 1998
Director Credit
Jim Sheridan Director
Writer Credit
Gerry Conlon Autobiographical Book "Proved Innocent"
Jim Sheridan Screenplay
Terry George Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Daniel Day-Lewis Gerry Conlon
Cast Credit
Alison Crosbie Girl In Pub
Anthony Brophy Danny
Billy Byrne IRA Man 3
Emma Thompson Gareth Peirce
Frankie McCafferty Tommo
Jo Connor Bin Lady
Julian Walsh Soldier
Karen Carlisle Female Rioter
Maureen McBride Mother
Nye Heron IRA Man 1
Paul Warriner Soldier
Philip King Guildford Soldier
Seamus Moran IRA Man 2
Stuart Wolfenden Soldier
Producer Credit
Arthur Lappin Co-Producer
Gabriel Byrne Executive Producer
Jim Sheridan Producer
Nye Heron Associate Producer
Terry George Co-Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: