Trivia / In The Name Of The Father

  • Dawson Casting: Beatie Edney played 17-year-old Carol Richardson while at least 30 at the time of filming herself (although she's later aged up as her character spends 15 years in prison).
  • Fake Irish: Daniel Day-Lewis, Pete Postlethwaite and Mark Sheppard. However, got Day-Lewis got Irish citizenship and lives there, while Sheppard has some Irish heritage. All of them put on good accents too. Mostly it's averted anyway.
  • Hey, It's That Guy!: Art film fans will recognize the first defense attorney as Bosco Hogan, who played Stephen Dedalus in the 1977 film version of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
    • Not to mention Mark A. Sheppard as one of the Four.