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Veronica Guerin

(DVD - 2004)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Veronica Guerin
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Veronica Guerin was 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. Picks up with her pursuit of the underground drug trade in Dublin, which she suspects is led by mobster Martin "The General" Cahill. When Cahill's gang is attacked, she suspects mobster Gerry "The Monk" Hutch is responsible. Not deterred by threats or gunshot wounds, she uses thug John Traynor as an informer to help out her investigation of psychotic mobster John Gilligan.
Title: Veronica Guerin
[videorecording]
Publisher: [United States] : Touchstone Home Entertainment ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2004], c2003
Notes: Special features: powerful deleted scene; the real-life Veronica Guerin speaks at the committee to protect journalists; "Public mask, private fears" making-of featurette; "A conversation with Jerry Bruckheimer"; producers photo gallery; two audio commentaries
Originally released as a motion picture in 2003
Summary: Veronica Guerin was 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. Picks up with her pursuit of the underground drug trade in Dublin, which she suspects is led by mobster Martin "The General" Cahill. When Cahill's gang is attacked, she suspects mobster Gerry "The Monk" Hutch is responsible. Not deterred by threats or gunshot wounds, she uses thug John Traynor as an informer to help out her investigation of psychotic mobster John Gilligan.
Audience: MPAA rating R for violence, language, and some drug content
Local Note: 15.00 R 2003 98 min. CC 2/06; c.2 02/13 br
ISBN: 0788848305
Branch Call Number: DVD F Ver
Statement of Responsibility: Touchstone Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films presents a Joel Schumacher film ; producer, Jerry Bruckheimer ; screenplay, Carol Doyle and Mary Agnes Donoghue ; director, Joel Schumacher
Current Frequency: v
Organization of Materials: d
Credits: Director of photography, Brendan Galvin ; art director, Patrick Lumb ; editor, David Gamble ; original music, Harry Gregson-Williams ; costume designer, Joan Bergin ; production designer, Nathan Crowley ; visual effects supervisor, Steve Murgatroyd ; special effects supervisor, Kevin Byrne.
Performers: Cate Blanchett, Gerard McSorley, CiarĂ¡n Hinds, Brenda Fricker, Don Wycherley, Barry Barnes, Simon O'Driscoll, Emmet Bergin, Charlotte Bradley.
System Details: DVD, produced for region 1 (North America); user must have a DVD player that will play region 1 DVDs; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Other Language: Closed-captioned; English or dubbed French dialogue, Spanish subtitles
Subject Headings: Crime and the press Ireland Dublin Drama Journalists Ireland Dublin Drama Guerin, Veronica, 1958-1996 Drama
Genre/Form: Videorecordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Crime and the press
Journalists
Publisher No: 32056
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Sep 08, 2011
  • varaidzo89 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Veronica was probably the most brilliant journalist of the 90's

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Sep 08, 2011
  • varaidzo89 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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