Overview

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.

  1. Terry George

    Director, Writer

  2. Jim Sheridan

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Helen Mirren

    Helen Mirren

    Kathleen Quigley

  2. Fionnula Flanagan

    Fionnula Flanagan

    Annie Higgins

  3. Aidan Gillen

    Aidan Gillen

    Gerard Quigley

  4. David O'Hara

    David O'Hara

    Frank Higgins

  5. John Lynch

    John Lynch

    Bobby Sands

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Some Mother's Son
Some Mother's Son

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Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • December 25, 1996
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 52m

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