Veronica Guerin (2003)

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Cate Blanchett as: Veronica Guerin
Directed by: Joel Schumacher
Selected Cast: Gerard McSorley, Ciarán Hinds, Brenda Fricker & Colin Farrell
Written by: Carol Doyle
Release Year: 2003
Genre: Biography / Crime / Drama / Thriller
MPAA Rating: R

Based on a true story, this is about the Irish journalist Veronica Guerin, a reporter for ‘The Sunday Independent’, who exposed some of Dublin’s most powerful crime barons and drug lords in 1996. But later that year she was gunned down by assasins hired by the same criminal drug lords she exposed.

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Quotes from her Character

• Veronica Guerin: “You’d do the same. If you saw those kids on the street, you would do the same.”

Trivia & Facts

• Filmed in Ireland (view all.)

• Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations (view all.)

• Also known as ‘Chasing the Dragon: The Veronica Guerin Story’.

• Cate starred in the movie Oscar and Lucinda (1997) with Ciarán Hinds as well.

• Returned to work seven months after giving birth to her son Dashiell in order to begin filming.

• While watching a football match together, Veronica tells to the “Tattooed Boy” (Colin Farrell) that “once she met Eric Cantona” (famous football player from the ’90s). Cate and Cantona worked together in Elizabeth (1998).

• The dance scene where Veronica dances with her family to ‘Everlasting Love’ was added in on the spot by Cate.