When the Sky Falls


1h 46m 2001

Brief Synopsis

In 1990, at the age of 31, Veronica Guerin abandoned an unsuccessful career in public relations and took up journalism. In the following six years she became Dublin's most celebrated investigative reporter through a series of articles exposing the drug barons of the city's underworld. On June 26, 19

Film Details

Also Known As
Double Crossed, Though the Sky Falls, Veronica Guerin
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Icon Uk Group; Image Now Films; Irish Film Board; Reel FX Animation Studios; Sky Pictures
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox International; Buena Vista International; Trimark Home Video
Location
Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Synopsis

In 1990, at the age of 31, Veronica Guerin abandoned an unsuccessful career in public relations and took up journalism. In the following six years she became Dublin's most celebrated investigative reporter through a series of articles exposing the drug barons of the city's underworld. On June 26, 1996, she was shot dead in her car by an unknown assasin. This particular account gives a fictionalized chronicle of Veronica Guerin's brief, but spectacular journalistic career.

Crew

Guy Andrews

Additional Dialogue

Guy Andrews

Screenplay

Guy Andrews

Writer (Additional Dialogue)

Naoise Barry

Location Manager

Todd Beckett

Foley Recordist

Brendan Bourke

Script Consultant

Pol Brennan

Music

Graham Bushe

Special Effects Technician

Cait Collins

Location Coordinator

Sean Corcoran

2nd Unit Cameraman (2nd Unit)

Michelle Cunniffe

Adr Mixer

Bruce Davey

Co-Executive Producer

Brendan Deasy

Sound Recordist

Seamus Deasy

Director Of Photography

Conor Devlin

Art Director

Morna Ferguson

Key Makeup Artist

Sue Field

Script Supervisor

John Fitzgerald

Dubbing Mixer

Maurice Foley

Special Effects

Sarah Gaines

Dialogue Editor

Ronan Gallagher

Screenwriter

Ronan Gallagher

From Story

Mark Geraghty

Production Designer

John Hubbard

Casting

Ros Hubbard

Casting

Tom Johnson

Dubbing Mixer

Lynn Johnston

Makeup Artist

Ralph Kamp

Co-Executive Producer

Marty Kelly

Special Effects Technician

Goro Koyama

Foley Artist

Chris Lawson

Guitar; Music Mixer

Andy Malcolm

Foley Artist

Brian Masterson

Orchestra Recorder/Mixer

Colum Mccann

Screenwriter

Chris Mccarthy

Bass

Martina Mccarthy

Key Hair

John Mcdonnell

Line Producer

Jean Mcgrath

Adr Recordist

John Mckenna

Other

David Mcloughlin

Co-Producer

Ron Mellegers

Foley Recordist

Kevin Menton

Executive Producer

Dave Morris

Location Manager

Nicky Moss

Adr Editor

Lorna Marie Mugan

Costume Designer

Doug Murray

Dubbing Mixer

Doug Murray

Supervising Sound Editor

Peter Newman

Executive Producer

Suzanne Nicell

2nd Assistant Director

Paul O'byrne

Drums

Sinead O'connor

Other

Jessica O'leary

Costume Supervisor

Marie Louise Queally

Executive Producer

Robert Quinn

1st Assistant Director

Gerry Roach

Adr Mixer

Peter Robertson

2nd Unit Cameraman (2nd Unit)

Emma Scott

Production Coordinator

Ronan Sheehan

Script Development Consultant

Michael Sheridan

Associate Producer

Michael Sheridan

Screenwriter

Michael Sheridan

From Story

Jimmy Smyth

Additional Incidental Music

Eddie Stacey

Stunt Coordinator

Jon Stevenson

Music Editor

Rod Stoneman

Co-Executive Producer

Andrew Tay

Foley Recordist

Aoife Thunder

3rd Assistant Director

Graham Walker

Editor

Brendan Walsh

Special Effects Technician

Caitriona Walsh

Orchestral Manager

Mickey Walsh

Unit Production Manager

Nigel Warren-green

Producer

Michael Wearing

Producer

Cathi Weldon

Sound Effects Editor

Des Whelan

Camera Operator

Sabine Wuhrer

Script Supervisor (2nd Unit)

Sharon Zupancic

Foley Artist

Film Details

Also Known As
Double Crossed, Though the Sky Falls, Veronica Guerin
Release Date
2001
Production Company
Cinesite Europe, Ltd.; Icon Uk Group; Image Now Films; Irish Film Board; Reel FX Animation Studios; Sky Pictures
Distribution Company
20th Century Fox; 20th Century Fox Distribution; 20th Century Fox International; Buena Vista International; Trimark Home Video
Location
Dublin, Ireland

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 46m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video July 24, 2001

Veronica Guerin served as script consultant to Michael Sheridan on this project when it was originally conceived as a fictionalized account of her experiences, prior to her death.

Winona Ryder was previously attached to star as Veronica Guerin.

Feature screenwriting debut for film columnist Michael Sheridan.

Broadcast in USA over Cinemax October 22, 2000.

Began shooting April 12, 1999.

Completed shooting early June 1999.

Released in United States on Video July 24, 2001