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R| 1 hr. 52 min.

Plot Summary
In 1981, Kathleen Quigley (Helen Mirren), a soft-spoken Irish schoolteacher, is shocked to learn that her son, Gerard (Aidan Gillen), has been arrested for his involvement in the Irish Republican Army. In prison, Gerard and his friend, Frank Higgins (David O'Hara), participate in a hunger strike. Kathleen, who's desperately worried for Gerard's health, strikes up an unlikely friendship with Frank's mother, Annie (Fionnula Flanagan), who supports their sons' drastic choice.

Cast: Helen Mirren , Fionnula Flanagan , Aidan Gillen , David O'Hara , John Lynch , Tim Woodward , Tom Hollander , Ciarán Hinds

Director: Terry George

Genres: Docudrama

Some Mother's Son (1996)

Release Date: January 1st, 1996|1 hr. 52 min.

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