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Veronica Guerin Details

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Producer [[Performer~P83309~Jerry Bruckheimer~jerrybruckheimer]] and director [[Performer~P110432~Joel Schumacher~joelschumacher]] take on the real-life story of an assassinated Irish journalist in the dramatic thriller Veronica Guerin. [[Performer~P215038~Cate Blanchett~cateblanchett]] appears as the title character, a relentless crime reporter for The Sunday Independent during the early '90s. Guerin's violent murder in 1996 led to a revision of Ireland's laws and the creation of the Criminal Assets Bureau. The movie picks up with her pursuit of the underground drug trade in Dublin, which she suspects is led by mobster Martin "The General" Cahill ([[Performer~P240473~Gerry O'Brien~gerryobrien]]). When Cahill's gang is attacked, she suspects mobster Gerry "The Monk" Hutch ([[Performer~P228457~Alan Devine~alandevine]]) is responsible. Not deterred by threats or gunshot wounds, she uses thug John Traynor ([[Performer~P32429~Ciarán Hinds~ciaránhinds]]) as an informer to help out her investigation of psychotic mobster John Gilligan ([[Performer~P146232~Gerard McSorley~gerardmcsorley]]). [[Performer~P110432~Schumacher~joelschumacher]]'s protégé [[Performer~P22766~Colin Farell~colinfarrell]] appears in a small role. ~ Andrea LeVasseur, Rovi

  • Release date:October 17, 2003

Awards

Awarded by
Nominee
Category
Year
Status
Hollywood Foreign Press Association Cate Blanchett Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama 2003 Nominee

Cast

Cate Blanchett
as Veronica Guerin
Gerard McSorley
as John Gilligan
Ciarán Hinds
as John "The Coach" Traynor
Brenda Fricker
as Bernadette Guerin
Joe Hanley
as Holland
David Murray
as Bowden
David Herlihy
as Peter "Fatso"Mitchell
Karl Shiels
as Gilligan Gang Member #1
Barry McEvoy
as Gilligan Gang Member #2
Alan Devine
as Gerry "The Monk" Hutch
Gerry O'Brien
as Martin "The General" Cahill
Don Wycherley
as Chris Mulligan
Simon O'Driscoll
as Cathal Guerin
Paudge Behan
as Brian Meahan
Colin Farrell
as Spanky McSpank
Darragh Kelly
as Terry Fagan

Crew

Joel Schumacher
Director
Jerry Bruckheimer
Producer
Mary Agnes Donoghue
Screenwriter
Carol Doyle
Screen Story
Carol Doyle
Screenwriter
Brendan Galvin
Cinematographer
Harry Gregson-Williams
Composer (Music Score)
David Gamble
Editor
Nathan Crowley
Production Designer
Patrick Lumb
Supervising Art Director
Ned Dowd
Executive Producer
Chad Oman
Executive Producer
Mike Stenson
Executive Producer
Joan Bergin
Costume Designer
Kieran Horgan
Sound/Sound Designer
Tommy Gormley
First Assistant Director
Nuala Moiselle
Casting
Frank Moiselle
Casting
Jeremy Garelick
Second Unit Director
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