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Hunger

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Directed by Steve McQueen
United Kingdom, Ireland, 2008
Drama

Synopsis

The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It details events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death. An exploration of what happens when body and mind are pushed to the uttermost limit.

Synopsis

The story of Bobby Sands, the IRA member who led the 1981 hunger strike in which Republican prisoners tried to win political status. It details events in the Maze prison in the six weeks prior to Sands’ death. An exploration of what happens when body and mind are pushed to the uttermost limit.

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HungerDirected bySteve McQueen

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2008 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize (Un Certain Regard)
Venice Film Festival
2008 | Winner: Gucci Prize
Independent Spirit Awards
2009 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film
Toronto International Film Festival
2008 | Winner: Discovery Award

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