In the Name of the Father

Falsely accused. Wrongly imprisoned. He fought for justice to clear his father’s name.

In the Name of the Father (1993)


A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

Director: Jim Sheridan
Writers: Jim Sheridan, Terry George.

Release Date: 1993-12-12
Status: Released
Run time: 133 min / 2:13
Budget: $13,000,000
Revenue: $65,796,862
Production Companies : Hell's Kitchen Films, Universal Pictures
Production Countries: United Kingdom, Ireland



Daniel Day-Lewis
Gerry Conlon
Pete Postlethwaite
Giuseppe Conlon
Emma Thompson
Gareth Peirce
John Lynch
Paul Hill
Corin Redgrave
Robert Dixon
Beatie Edney
Carole Richardson
John Benfield
Chief PO Barker
Paterson Joseph
Marie Jones
Sarah Conlon
Gerard McSorley
Detective Pavis
Frank Harper
Ronnie Smalls
Mark Sheppard
Paddy Armstrong
Don Baker
Joe McAndrew
Martin Murphy
Alison Crosbie
Girl in Pub
Philip King
Guildford Soldier
Nye Heron
IRA Man 1
Anthony Brophy
Frankie McCafferty
Paul Warriner
Julian Walsh
Stuart Wolfenden
Jo Connor
Bin Lady
Karen Carlisle
Female Rioter
Fiona Daly
IRA Woman
Saffron Burrows
Girl in Commune
Jamie Harris
Deptford Jim
Britta Smith
Annie Maguire
Stanley Townsend
Hooker's Driver
Tim Perrin
Tony Denham
Rob Spendlove
Phil Davis
Richard Graham
Oliver Maguire
Rachael Dowling
Tina Kellegher
Ronan Wilmot
Paddy Maguire
Alistair Findlay
Forensic Scientist
Peter Howitt
Remand Prison Officer
Sean Lawlor
Remand Prison Officer
Brian de Salvo
Remand Prison Officer
Luke Hayden
Remand Prison Officer
Aiden Grennell
Trial Judge
Daniel Massey
Bosco Hogan
Defense Counsel
Dave Duffy
Prison Officer
Mal Whyte
Cockney Prisoner
Marcus Lynch
Cockney Prisoner
Jer O'Leary
Prisoner John O'Brien
Paul O'Grady
Terry O'Neill
Malcolm Tierney
Home Office Official
Peter Sheridan
Alan Barry
Archivist Jenkins
Jonathan Ryan
Scottish Governor
Tom Wilkinson
Appeal Prosecutor
Denys Hawthorne
Appeal Judge
Maclean Burke
Young Vincent Maguire


Directing Jim Sheridan Director
Writing Jim Sheridan Screenplay
Production Jim Sheridan Producer
Sound Trevor Jones Original Music Composer
Camera Peter Biziou Director of Photography
Editing Gerry Hambling Editor
Art Caroline Amies Production Design
Crew Peter Biziou Cinematography
Writing Terry George Screenplay
Production Gabriel Byrne Executive Producer
Production Nuala Moiselle Casting
Production Patsy Pollock Casting
Art Rick Butler Art Direction
Costume & Make-Up Joan Bergin Costume Design
Production Mary Alleguen Production Manager
Visual Effects Kent Houston Visual Effects
Crew Bill Weston Stunts Coordinator
Crew Patrick Condren Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Anne Dunne Hairstylist
Art Russ Bailey Construction Coordinator
Sound Ron Davis Sound Editor
Sound Kieran Horgan Sound mixer
Crew Gerry Johnston Special Effects
Crew Alan Walsh Stunts
Lighting Louis Conroy Gaffer
Lighting Noel Cullen Electrician
Camera Jonathan Hession Still Photographer
Camera John Murphy Grip
Camera Des Whelan Camera Operator
Crew James Hickey Legal Services
Art Grania O'Shannon Location Scout
Lighting Peter Bloor Lighting Technician
Directing Gerry Toomey Assistant Director
Costume & Make-Up Orla Carrol Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Sue Wain Costume Supervisor
Writing Gerry Conlon Book
Production Terry George Co-Executive Producer
Production Nye Heron Associate Producer
Production Arthur Lappin Co-Producer
Costume & Make-Up Toni Delaney Makeup Artist
Production Kathy Sykes Production Manager
Camera Martin Body Camera Operator
Production Beverley Keogh Casting
Production Frank Moiselle Casting
Crew Marlon Brando Thanks
Crew Francis Ford Coppola Thanks
Crew Al Pacino Thanks
Crew Susan Jacobs Thanks
Crew George A. Fleming Thanks
Directing Jean Bourne Script Supervisor
Editing Peter Hunt Color Timer
Visual Effects Joss Williams Special Effects Supervisor
Directing Simon Moseley Assistant Director
Production Christian McWilliams Location Manager

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