United Kingdom, 2008, 96 Minute Running Time
Topics: Drama, History, Political
Program: World Cinema Now
Awards: Cannes 2008 (Camera d’Or)
Toronto Film Festival 2008 (Discovery Award)
In 1981 Bobby Sands, an Irish Republican, starved himself to death as a protest against the British government. Visual artist Steve McQueen's stunning directorial debut unrelentingly depicts the last months of Sands' life in Belfast's Maze prison.
DIRECTOR: Steve McQueen
Producer: Laura Hastings-Smith, Robin Gutch
Editor: Joe Walker
Screenwriter: Enda Walsh, Steve McQueen
Cinematographer: Sean Bobbitt
Music: David Holmes, Leo Abrahams
Principal Cast: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahon
Filmography: Debut Feature
Print Source: Icon Entertainment
Official Film Website
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