In the Name of the Father


2h 7m 1993

Brief Synopsis

Story of Gerry Conlon, purported ringleader of the Guildford Four, a group of three Irishmen and one English woman wrongly imprisoned for the 1974 IRA bombing of a pub in Guildford, England, that left five people dead. Conlon's father Guiseppe was subsequently imprisoned along with six other Conlon

Film Details

Also Known As
Au nom du père, faderns namn
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland; Ardmore Studios, Ireland; Manchester, England, United Kingdom; Kilmainham Gaol, Ireland; Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 7m

Synopsis

Story of Gerry Conlon, purported ringleader of the Guildford Four, a group of three Irishmen and one English woman wrongly imprisoned for the 1974 IRA bombing of a pub in Guildford, England, that left five people dead. Conlon's father Guiseppe was subsequently imprisoned along with six other Conlon relatives who became known as the Maguire Seven.

Crew

Bill Abbott

Music Editor

Jane Abernethy

Thanks

Peter Agnew

Location Assistant

Mary Allguen

Production Manager

Caroline Amies

Production Designer

Cate Arbeid

Other

Jeff Atmajian

Original Music

Russ Bailey

Construction Manager

Terry Baker

Production

Christian Banfield

Assistant Location Manager

Marion Barlow

Assistant Director

Clive Barrett

Editing

Roderick Barron

Camera Operator

Ciaran Barry

Other

Alec Bassett

Carpenter

Clive Beard

Special Effects

Anna Behlmer

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Joan Bergin

Costume Designer

Peter Biziou

Director Of Photography

Peter Biziou

Dp/Cinematographer

Chris Blackwell

Thanks

Danny Blain

Driver

Victor Blain

Driver

Craig Bloor

Camera

Peter Bloor

Lighting Technician

Bono

Song Performer

Bono

Song

Jean Bourne

Script Supervisor

Jim Bradshaw

Electrician

Marlon Brando

Special Thanks To

Frank Brennan

Thanks

Pat Brennan

Dialogue Editor

Tommy Broadhurst

Other

Peter Brook

Driver

Tom Brown

Art Director

Gerry Browne

Thanks

Dave Bruyer

Driver

Dave Bryant

Other

Kenny Bryne

Other

Eileen Buggy

Hairdresser

Sinead Burt-o'dea

Wardrobe

Alan Butler

Other

Denis Butler

Carpenter

Dermot Butler

Carpenter

James Butler

Carpenter

Rick Butler

Art Director

Alison Byrne

Wardrobe

Fran Byrne

Assistant Location Manager

Gabriel Byrne

Executive Producer

John Byrne

Carpenter

Ken Byrne

Other

Noel Byrne

Location Assistant

Brendan Campbell

Video

Brendan Campbell

Sound

John F Carr

Other

Orla Carroll

Hairdresser

Mary Casey

Assistant Editor

Albert Cassells

Electrician

Mike Chapman

Song

Carolyne Chauncey

Assistant Editor

Stephen Cheers

Assistant Location Manager

Nicky Chinn

Song

Gail Clark

Thanks

Carl Cockran

Stand-In

Triona Coen

Assistant

Dermot Coleman

Electrician

Larry Comerford

Other

Patrick Condren

Stunts

Tim Condren

Stunts

Gerry Conlon

Book As Source Material

Stan Connor

Driver

Clodagh Conroy

Art Assistant

John Conroy

Other

Louis Conroy

Gaffer

Pat Cooke

Thanks

Francis Ford Coppola

Special Thanks To

Dee Corcoran

Makeup Assistant

Jim Corcoran

Boom Operator

Sean Corcoran

Other

Rupert Coulson

Assistant Engineer

Dougal Cousins

Production Assistant

Brian Craine

Other

Richard Crask

Camera

Neil Crawford

Other

David Cronnelly

Stunts

Gabe Cronnelly

Stunts

Alison Crosbie

Assistant

Bob Crowdey

Consultant

Alan Crozier

Driver

Noel Cullen

Electrician

Pete Cummins

Song Performer

Pete Cummins

Song

Barry Cunningham

Carpenter

Eddie Cunningham

Carpenter

Clive Curtis

Stunts

Guy Dagul

Associate Producer

Fiona Daly

Assistant Art Director

Manus Daly

Other

Joseph Dapello

Thanks

Eric Darnas

Thanks

Ron Davis

Sound Editor

Michael Dawson

Special Effects

Liz Dean

Makeup

Paul Delany

Boom Operator

Toni Delany

Makeup Artist

Patsy Delord

Other

Con Dempsey

Electrician

Conor Devlin

Other

Dermot Diskin

Assistant Editor

Patrick Doherty

Assistant Editor

Jim Dowdall

Stunts

Brian Doyle

Other

Graham Driscoll

Electrician

Norman Duff

Other

Jim Dunleavy

Other

Anne Dunne

Hairdresser

Arthur Dunne

Other

Carole Dunne

Hair Assistant

Catherine Dunne

Assistant Director

John Dunne

Production

Bob Dylan

Song

Bob Dylan

Song Performer

Graham Easton

Thanks

Gerry Edemann

Thanks

Keith Edemann

Thanks

Louis L Edgmann

Sound Editor

Pat Egan

Driver

Andy Evans

Construction Manager

Niamh Fagan

Editorial Assistant

Jim Farrell

Electrician

Stephen Farrell

Sound

Gerry Fay

Thanks

Paul Fennelly

Accountant

Mike Fisher

Thanks

John Fitzgibbon

Song Performer

John Fitzgibbon

Song

Philip Fitzsimmons

Electrician

Gerry Fleming

Thanks

Paul Fleming

Other

Alfie L Florence

Thanks

Donal Fortune

Stand-In

Ros Franey

Thanks

Gavin Friday

Song

Gavin Friday

Music

Gavin Friday

Song Performer

Fred Gaida

Caterer

Barbara Galavan

Thanks

Peter Gallagher

Props

Teresa Gantly

Other

Sean Garland

Production Assistant

Albert Gasser

Thanks

Paul Gaster

Assistant

Marie George

Thanks

Terry George

Screenplay

Terry George

Second Unit Director

Terry George

Co-Executive Producer

Donal Geraghty

Accounting Assistant

Lenny Geschke

Thanks

Howard Gibbins

Location Manager

Barry Gibbs

Props

Jo Gibney

Other

John Gleeson

Other

Matthew Glen

Assistant Sound Editor

Gerry Gore

Transportation Manager

Mary Gough

Assistant Director

John Graham

Props

Frederika Gray

Scenic Artist

Hannah Greenfield

Thanks

Steve Griffin

Stunts

Brendan Gunn

Dialogue Coach

Robert Gyle

Driver

Alan Hall

Titles

Gerry Hambling

Editor

Lise Hand

Researcher

Keith Hatcher

Location Manager

Paul Heasman

Stunts

Jennifer Hegarty

Makeup Assistant

Jimi Hendrix

Song

Jimi Hendrix

Song Performer

Nye Heron

Associate Producer

Jonathan Hession

Photography

Dominic Hewitt

Stunts

James Hickey

Production

Harry Hill

Driver

Mildred Hill

Song

Patty Hill

Song

Peter Hill

Driver

Paddy Hiney

Driver

Billy Hinshelwood

Thanks

Peter Hodge

Grip

Martin Holland

Electrician

Sy Hollands

Stunts

Tony Hopkins

Driver

Kieran Horgan

Sound Mixer

Kevin Hudson

Props

Des Hughes

Assistant Director

Basil Hume

Thanks

Eddie Humphries

Carpenter

Peter Hunt

Other

Jimmy Irwin

Other

Film Details

Also Known As
Au nom du père, faderns namn
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1993
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures
Location
London, England, United Kingdom; Dublin, Ireland; Ardmore Studios, Ireland; Manchester, England, United Kingdom; Kilmainham Gaol, Ireland; Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 7m

Award Nominations

Best Actor

1993
Daniel Day-Lewis

Best Adapted Screenplay

1993

Best Director

1993
Jim Sheridan

Best Editing

1993
Gerry Hambling

Best Picture

1993

Best Supporting Actor

1993
Pete Postlethwaite

Best Supporting Actress

1993
Emma Thompson

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Jim Sheridan was nominated for the 5th annual Golden Laurel award from the Producer's Guild of America.

Nominated for the 1994 Felix Award for European Film of the Year.

Terry George and Jim Sheridan were nominated for best adapted screenplay (1993) by the Writers Guild of America.

Winner of the Golden Bear Award for best picture at the 1994 Berlin International Film Festival.

Expanded Release in United States February 18, 1994

Expanded Release in United States February 25, 1994

Expanded Release in United States January 14, 1994

Expanded Release in United States January 21, 1994

Released in United States February 1994

Released in United States on Video June 29, 1994

Released in United States Winter December 29, 1993

Wide Release in United States February 11, 1994

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 10-21, 1994.

Began shooting March 8, 1993.

Completed shooting June 4, 1993.

Expanded Release in United States January 14, 1994

Expanded Release in United States January 21, 1994

Released in United States February 1994 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (in competition) February 10-21, 1994.)

Wide Release in United States February 11, 1994

Expanded Release in United States February 18, 1994

Expanded Release in United States February 25, 1994

Released in United States on Video June 29, 1994

Released in United States Winter December 29, 1993