The Resource Veronica Guerin, (electronic resource)

Veronica Guerin, (electronic resource)

Label
Veronica Guerin
Title
Veronica Guerin
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Actor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the mid-1990s, Dublin was nothing short of a war zone, with a few powerful drug lords battling for control. Their most fearsome opponent was not the police but the courageous journalist Veronica Guerin (Cate Blanchett), who covered the crime beat with unmatched intensity. As she investigated and exposed the "pushers," balancing her home and family against her responsibility to her readers and her country, she became a national folk heroine to the people of Ireland; each attempt on her life only galvanized her legend. Her brutal murder in 1996 forced a dramatic revision of Ireland's laws and led to the arrests of the nation's top criminals. Based on a true story, this powerful, emotional film from producer Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of "Pearl Harbor" and "Black Hawk Down," and director Joel Schumacher ("Bad Company" ,"A Time to Kill", "Falling Down", "Tigerland"), gives unique insight into a fascinating and complex aspect of the Irish conflict and a poignant portrayal of a journalist who risked her life in search of the truth
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Joel Schumacher
Intended audience
Rated R
PerformerNote
Cate Blanchett, Gerard McSorley, Ciarán Hinds, Brenda Fricker, Don Wycherley, Barry Barnes, Simon O'Driscoll, Emmet Bergin, Charlotte Bradley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1969-
  • 1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schumacher, Joel
  • Bruckheimer, Jerry
  • Doyle, Carol
  • Donoghue, Mary Agnes
  • Blanchett, Cate
  • McSorley, Gerard
  • Hinds, Ciarán
  • Fricker, Brenda
  • Wycherley, Don
  • Barnes, Barry
  • O'Driscoll, Simon
  • Bergin, Emmet
  • Bradley, Charlotte
  • Galvin, Brendan
  • Gamble, David
  • Gregson-Williams, Harry
  • hoopla digital
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Guerin, Veronica
  • Journalists
  • Crime and the press
  • Journalists
  • Drug traffic
  • Drug traffic
  • Murder
  • Political corruption
  • Dublin (Ireland)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Veronica Guerin, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 98 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11296617
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11296617
System control number
(MWT)MWT11296617
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Veronica Guerin, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 98 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
MWT11296617
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
11296617
System control number
(MWT)MWT11296617
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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