Some Mother's Son (1996)

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, and their struggle to save the lives of their sons.

Directing:
  • Terry George

Writing:
  • Terry George
  • Jim Sheridan

Stars:
Release Date: 1996-12-25
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  • Country: GB, IE
  • Language: English | Gaeilge
  • Runtime: 112
John Lynch
John Lynch
Bobby Sands
Tom Hollander
Tom Hollander
Farnsworth
Aidan Gillen
Aidan Gillen
Gerard Quigley
Ciarán Hinds
Ciarán Hinds
Danny Boyle
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
Kathleen Quigley
Fionnula Flanagan
Fionnula Flan...
Annie Higgins
David O'Hara
David O'Hara
Frank Higgins
Geraldine O'Rawe
Geraldine O'R...
Alice Quigley
Tim Woodward
Tim Woodward
Harrington
Gerard McSorley
Gerard McSorl...
Father Daly
Dan Gordon
Dan Gordon
Inspector McPeake
Robert Lang
Robert Lang
Government Minister
Ciarán Fitzgerald
Ciarán Fitzge...
Liam Quigley
Peter Howitt
Peter Howitt
SAS Leader
Bosco Hogan
Bosco Hogan
British Captain
Stephen Hogan
Stephen Hogan
Young Turk
John Kavanagh
John Kavanagh
Cardinal
Doreen Keogh
Doreen Keogh
Mother Superior
Sean Lawlor
Sean Lawlor
Platoon Leader
Mal Whyte
Mal Whyte
Barrister
Barry Cassin
Barry Cassin
Prosecutor
Jer O'Leary
Jer O'Leary
Hunger Striker #1
Tim McDonnell
Tim McDonnell
Hunger Striker #2
Michael O'Sullivan
Michael O'Sul...
Prison Officer Davis
Anthony Brophy
Anthony Broph...
Prisoner's Leader
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