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Detainment ()


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Two ten year-old boys are detained by police under suspicion of abducting and murdering a toddler. A true story based on interview transcripts and records from the James Bulger case, which shocked the world in 1993.

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  • Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 27 wins & 21 nominations.
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Jon
Leon Hughes ...
Robert
Caleb Mason ...
James
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Detective Dale
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Detective Scott
Tara Breathnach ...
Susan Venables
Martin Phillips ...
Jon's Solicitor
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Detective Roberts
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Detective Jacobs
Kathy Monahan ...
Ann Thompson
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Robert's Solicitor
Barbara Adair ...
Mrs. Garrity
Helen Roche ...
Mrs. Wilson
Julie Lockey ...
Mrs. Johnson
Killian Sheridan ...
Neil Venables
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Robert's Social Worker
Martin Durkin ...
Police Officer
Pauline Geoghean ...
Old Woman on Bench
Daniel Patriarca ...
Shopkeeper 1
Saeed ...
Shopkeeper 2
Bobb Jenkins ...
Security Guard
Julie Davis ...
Shopper
Layla Hughes ...
Shopper
Paula Bourke-Gergis ...
Shopper
Ailish Lambe ...
Girl at Corner Shop
Olyvia Flynn Solan ...
Passers-By
Eileen Lambe ...
Passers-By

Directed by

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Vincent Lambe

Written by

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Vincent Lambe ... (written by)

Produced by

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Robert Dwyer-Joyce ... producer
Eibhlin Hewitt ... associate producer
Vincent Lambe ... producer
Darren Mahon ... producer

Music by

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Filip Sijanec ... (original music)

Cinematography by

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Patrick Jordan ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Vincent Lambe

Editorial Department

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Warren Dowling ... on-line editor
Diarmuid Noyes ... assistant editor
Donal O'Kane ... colourist

Casting By

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Vincent Lambe
Diarmuid Noyes
Lisa Walsh

Production Design by

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Steve Kingston

Art Direction by

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James Donnelly

Costume Design by

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Belle Phipps

Makeup Department

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Julie Caulfield ... makeup artist
Amy Morrissey ... hair stylist
Conor Savage ... hair stylist
Aitana Silvana ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Eibhlin Hewitt ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Robert Dwyer-Joyce ... first assistant director

Sound Department

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Caimin Agnew ... boom operator
Michelle Fingleton ... sound designer
Ken Galvin ... re-recording mixer
Rob Moore ... sound recordist

Camera and Electrical Department

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Tom Byrne ... first assistant camera
Patrick Jordan ... camera operator
John Kennedy ... second assistant camera

Casting Department

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Lisa Walsh ... casting coordinator

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Paula Bourke-Gergis ... wardrobe supervisor

Transportation Department

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Hugh McCarta ... picture car coordinator

Additional Crew

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Julie Davis ... chaperone
Keith Feenan ... production assistant
Peter Major ... production assistant
Brian Mason ... chaperone
Gavin O'Donoghue ... dialect coach
Catherine Lyn Scott ... Publicist
Olyvia Flynn Solan ... chaperone
Lisa Walsh ... production coordinator

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Storyline

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Also Known As
  • In gewahrsam (Germany)
  • Zatrzymanie (Poland)
  • Задержание (Russia)
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Runtime
  • 30 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia After being nominated for an Oscar, this film was condemned by the parents of James Bulger for humanizing the murderers Jon Venables and Robert Thompson. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in 26 January 2019: Evening Bulletin (2019). See more »

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