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dionysus67's rating of the film In the Name of the Father

It may be cinematically unadventurous as it is, after all, a canonical film, yet its integrity cannot be questioned as it chronicles the abrupt fall of a young Irishman and his friends from the halcyon days of love to the frame of the court process and the concomitant hell in prison. Day-Lewis holds fast to the transformative process of his character and Postlethwaite's fragility adds to the belated reconciliation.