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1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Michael Fassbender , Liam Cunningham , Stuart Graham , Brian Milligan , Liam McMahon , Helena Bereen , Laine Megaw , Lalor Roddy

Director: Steve McQueen

Genres: Drama, Historical drama

Distributor: IFC Films

Hunger (2009)

Release Date: March 20th, 2009|1 hr. 32 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 88
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    An artistic triumph. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Artful, beautiful in parts and unbelievably brutal in others, and no less honest for its stagecraft. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Hunger is daunting and powerful work. show more

  • May 09, 2009 God's child
    Report This User

    How long has this film been ********* only showing at one time and I live in the city.

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