History Film / InTheNameOfTheFather

26th Apr '16 6:35:55 PM bt8257
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* GrayAndGreyMorality: The British government is obviously the main antagonist, but the IRA aren't shown to be upstanding guys either, although are potrayed in a more positive light. The real bomber in particular is a bloodthirsty thug.

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* GrayAndGreyMorality: GreyAndGrayMorality: The British government is obviously the main antagonist, but the IRA aren't shown to be upstanding guys either, although are potrayed portrayed in a more positive light. The real bomber in particular is a bloodthirsty thug.
24th Feb '16 12:27:34 PM Joker23
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* Jerkwithaheartofgold: Gerry Conlon. He may be a thief, but he deeply loves his family. Plus, Gerry helped to save a prison guard's life during a brutal attack by fellow inmates.

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* Jerkwithaheartofgold: JerkWithAHeartOfGold: Gerry Conlon. He may be a thief, but he deeply loves his family. Plus, Gerry helped to save a prison guard's life during a brutal attack by fellow inmates.
24th Feb '16 12:27:06 PM Joker23
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* Jerkwithaheartofgold: Gerry Conlon. He may be a thief, but he deeply loves his family. Plus, Gerry helped to save a prison guard's life during a brutal attack by fellow inmates.
24th Feb '16 12:25:22 PM Joker23
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** The hippy Deptford Jim also applies. He has a go at Gerry and Paul blaming them for the bombings. Jim later willingly talks to the police, implicating Paul Hill and the Conlons out of spite, thus putting the disastrous events of the film into motion.
20th Feb '16 10:34:08 AM Joker23
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* DirtyCoward: Inspector Robert Dixon cannot deal with the truth when the real bomber confesses to him. Dixon continues to maintain the Guildford Four were the culprits in order to save his own reputation.
20th Feb '16 10:32:14 AM Joker23
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* JackBauerInterrogationTechnique: Police tortured them into confessing, though doing so in ways that wouldn't leave any marks.

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* HypocriticalHumor: At the Commune, Gerry and Paul pretend their both vegetarians when the other hippies discover sausages and bacon in Gerry's suitcase. In the next scene, Gerry and Paul are eating said sausages at Gerry's Aunt Annie's house.
* JackBauerInterrogationTechnique: Police tortured them into confessing, though doing so in ways that wouldn't leave any marks.marks.
* {{Jerkass}}: The detectives who brutally interrogate the Guildford Four.
20th Feb '16 10:29:58 AM Joker23
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* AcquittedTooLate: [[Spoiler:Giuseppe]].

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* AcquittedTooLate: [[Spoiler:Giuseppe]].[[spoiler: Giuseppe]].



* PrecisionFStrike: Giuseppe is for most of the film, a mild mannered man who listens to his Gerry's constant swearing. But just before [[Spoiler:his death]] Giuseppe argues with Gerry and says: "How can I say a thing without you fucking contradicting me all the time?"

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* PrecisionFStrike: Giuseppe is for most of the film, a mild mannered man who listens to his Gerry's constant swearing. But just before [[Spoiler:his [[spoiler: his death]] Giuseppe argues with Gerry and says: "How can I say a thing without you fucking contradicting me all the time?"
20th Feb '16 10:29:16 AM Joker23
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* AcquittedTooLate: Giuseppe.

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* AcquittedTooLate: Giuseppe.[[Spoiler:Giuseppe]].



* PrecisionFStrike: Giuseppe is for most of the film, a mild mannered man who listens to his son's constant swearing. But just before he dies, Giuseppe argues with Gerry and says: "How can I say a thing without you fucking contradicting me all the time?"

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* PrecisionFStrike: Giuseppe is for most of the film, a mild mannered man who listens to his son's Gerry's constant swearing. But just before he dies, [[Spoiler:his death]] Giuseppe argues with Gerry and says: "How can I say a thing without you fucking contradicting me all the time?"
20th Feb '16 10:27:47 AM Joker23
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* PrecisionFStrike: Giuseppe is for most of the film, a mild mannered man who listens to his son's constant swearing. But just before he dies, Giuseppe argues with Gerry and says: "How can I say a thing without you fucking contradicting me all the time?"
20th Feb '16 10:25:14 AM Joker23
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* FauxAffablyEvil: Inspector Robert Dixon may come across as polite and acts as the "good" cop in contrast to the brutal detectives who are mercilessly interrogating the Guildford Four. However, Dixon is a slimy liar who knowing holds back crucial evidence.
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