In the name of the father videorecording At head of title Universal Pictures presents a Hell's Kitchen/Gabriel Byrne production ; screenplay by Terry George and Jim Sheridan ; produced and directed by Jim Sheridan. - DVD video : English : Widescreen - Universal City, CA Universal Studios Home Video c1998 - 1 videodisc (133 min.) sd., col. 4 3/4 in
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.
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.
Director of photography, Peter Biziou; production designer, Caroline Amies; editor, Gerry Hambling; music, Trevor Jones; original songs by Bono, Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer. Director of photography, Peter Biziou; production designer, Caroline Amies; editor, Gerry Hambling; music, Trevor Jones; original songs by Bono, Gavin Friday, Maurice Seezer.
Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite, Emma Thompson, John Lynch, Corin Redgrave.
DVD; Dolby surround; anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1.
In English with optional soundtrack in Spanish or French; optional subtitles in Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Conlon, Gerry--Film adaptations.
Fathers and sons--Ireland--Drama.
Films for the hearing impaired.
791.4372 / IN