Some Mother's Son (1996)

Between love and loyalty... Between life and death... Lies a choice no mother should have to make.

Terry George25th Dec 1996
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Helen Mirren, Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen
25th Dec 1996
112 mins
Drama History
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Terry George
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Overview

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.

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