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Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2013. Gerry Conlon (59) Conlon spent 15 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. His history has been brought in the movie "In The Name of The Father" with Daniel Day Lewis nominated at 7 Oscars in 1994.His father, Giuseppe, was wrongly imprisoned as well and died while he was in the jail. His story was shown  in the film In the Name of the Father, starring Daniel Day Lewis . Gerry Conlon, the Irishman accused in 1974 of belonging to the IRA and sentenced to life imprisonment for terrorism,  spent 15 years in English prisons before the lawyer  Gareth Pierce , starring Emma Thompson ,  proved the entire case to be fake and set up by corrupt policemen.<br />
In an  extensive interview in his home in Belfast , where he lives thanks and  unemployment benefit , Gerry  speaks about  his life after Hollywood. " The real nightmare  was  to keep myself alive after the  jail " . His close friendship with Jonnhy Depp and his mother , who received him in the United States.  His fight agains  alcohol and drugs. His suicide attempt. How he ran out of money . His quiet  life now dedicated to walk the courts of Ireland reading accusations  to identify faked cases based in police manipulation of evidences.<br />
Our vision of Belfast, a city remembering the past religious and national fights and in tension once more.

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, 2013. Gerry Conlon (59) Conlon spent 15 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit. His history has been brought in the movie "In The Name of The Father" with Daniel Day Lewis nominated at 7 Oscars in 1994.His father, Giuseppe, was wrongly imprisoned as well and died while he was in the jail. His story was shown in the film In the Name of the Father, starring Daniel Day Lewis . Gerry Conlon, the Irishman accused in 1974 of belonging to the IRA and...
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Author: Lorenzo Moscia/Archivolatino
Date created: 14 Jan 2013
Dimension: 3468x5212
File size: 2.9MB
City: Belfast
Country: Ireland
Keywords: Gerry Conlon, IRA, Ireland, Northern Ireland, peace process, irlanda, lorenzo moscia, conlon
Copyright: Lorenzo Moscia/Archivolatino


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