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Hunger (2008)

Focusing on the 1981 hunger strikes by Republican prisoners in Northern Ireland. Bobby Sands is one of a group of prisoners who first "took to the blanket" with a "dirty protest" in pursuit of their claims for recognition as political prisoners. Sands then became the first one of the group to embark on a hunger strike that was to end in his death.

British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2008) Won Carl Foreman Award for Special Achievement by a Director, Writer or Producer in Their First Feature Film

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