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Hunger (DVD)

Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Liam Cunningham, Liam McMahon, Helena Bereen, Lalor Roddy, Rory Mullen, Larry Cowan, Dennis McCambridge, Laine Megaw, …

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Steve McQueen directs this unflinching dramatisation of the last weeks in the life of Bobby Sands, the Provisional IRA member who led the 1981 Irish hunger strike in the political wing of Belfast's Maze Prison. Ten prisoners starved themselves to death in protest at being denied official political prisoner status by Margaret Thatcher's government. Michael Fassbender plays Sands, whose passionate commitment to the cause for which he has been imprisoned and in the righteousness of dying for his political beliefs is portrayed in a central scene where he discusses the morality of the hunger strike with a visiting priest (Liam Cunningham). The film premiered at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, where it was given an 'Un Certain Regard' screening.


Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Ent.
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Release date: February 2009
Movie released: 2008
Actors: Michael Fassbender • Stuart Graham • Liam Cunningham • Liam McMahon • Helena Bereen • Lalor Roddy • Rory Mullen • Larry Cowan • Dennis McCambridge • Laine Megaw • Brian Milligan
Contributors: Robin Gutch • Laura Hastings-Smith • Steve McQueen • Enda Walsh • Leo Abrahams • David Holmes
Directors: Steve McQueen
Dimensions: 192 x 137 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: DVD
Running time: 1 hour, 36 minutes
Region encoding: Region 2. This DVD will play in all South African DVD players.
Audio format: Dolby Digital 5.1  Dolby Digital 5.1
Video format:  Widescreen 2.35:1
Languages: English
Age restriction: 15
Categories: Movies & TV > Feature Film
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  • Interactive Menus
  • Scene Access
  • Enhanced WS tv
  • Bonus Footage
  • Trailers
  • Interviews: Steve McQueen (Director), Michael Fassbender, Laura Hastings-Smith (Producer) and Robin Gutch (Producer)
  • Making Of Documentary

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