Genre: Drama, History
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the strikers, and their struggle to save the lives of their sons.
bleak, captivating, serious, realistic, factual, emotional, dramatic, uplifting, sincere, harsh ...
prison, politics, betrayal, irish, british, justice, death, dedicated lawyer, lawyer, murder, maze, tragic hero, storytelling, human spirit, political, parents and children, mentor, prejudice, ethnic conflict, adaptation, custody, multiple storylines, depression, manipulation, tragedy ...
20th century, 70s, 80s
ireland, europe, england, northern ireland