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Some Mother's Son

Directed by Terry George
Ireland, United States, 1996
Drama

Synopsis

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.

Synopsis

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.

Some Mother's SonDirected byTerry George

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1996 | Un Certain Regard
San Sebastián International Film Festival
1996 | 2 wins including: Audience Award

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