Veronica Guerin

Synopsis: Based on a true story, this is about the Irish journalist Veronica Guerin (Cate Blanchett), 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.
Director(s): Joel Schumacher
Production: Buena Vista Distribution Compa
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 13 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.9
Metacritic:
55
Rotten Tomatoes:
53%
R
Year:
2003
98 min
Website
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I mean, you don't want people thinking,

just because I got me name|in the papers and all that,

that Martin Cahill is too posh to do|his own dirty work, now, do you, huh?

For f*ck's sake...

Take the gag out of his mouth.

Let the little scumbag squeal.|It's what he's good at, isn't it? Squeal!

Please...

- I'm sorry!|- How are you?

- You made lunch. Aren't you great?|- I must be.

- Hi.|- Hi, Jimmy.

Off to a big news story, are we?

Come on, Ronnie. Give us a scoop.|Who's the scumbag of the week?

Go and buy the paper, little brother.|You ready for me?

- Did I say something?|- Don't look at me. She's your sister.

- Warm enough?|- Yeah.

Night. Night, darling.|I'm in the other room if you need me.

OK.

He won't have any trouble sleeping tonight.

That's cos you wore him out|on the football pitch.

Yeah.

- What's up?|- Nothing.

Nothing or something?

It's bollocks, what I'm writing.

- Give yourself a bit of credit for a change.|- Whatever. So it's half-decent bollocks.

It's light. It's human interest.

It's bollocks.

What a state, on the street.|There were needles everywhere.

- Right where the kids were playing.|- Jesus.

You should have seen these wankers.|Standing there with their new Mercedes.

How many 5 hits of dope do you need|to shift in order to buy a new Mercedes?

Do the math. How many kids is that?

Nobody's writing about it. Nobody cares.

Somebody needs|to get after these bastards.

They're making megabucks.|That's what I should be writing about.

That wouldn't be bollocks.

The pushers are using the underage kids|to do their business.

They know the Gards won't touch the kids.|Everyone knows what goes on here.

Eight kids from this block alone|died from drugs last year. Eight.

All of them under 15.|Four of them were me sister Iris's kids.

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