GenreCrime, Drama Initial DVD releaseJuly 24, 2001 CountryIreland
Release date2000 (2000) WriterGuy Andrews (additional dialogue), Ronan Gallagher, Colum McCann, Michael Sheridan CastJoan Allen (Sinead Hamilton), Patrick Bergin (Mackey), Liam Cunningham (John Cosgrave (The Runner)) Similar moviesRelated John Mackenzie movies
Taglinewhen the truth is hidden when the witness is silenced when the sky falls
When the Sky Falls is a 2000 film à clef directed by John Mackenzie and filmed in Ireland, starring Joan Allen. The story is based on that of Veronica Guerin, a crime reporter writing about drugs for the Sunday Independent, her investigations and murder.