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Universal acclaim - based on 25 Critics

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Generally favorable reviews- based on 86 Ratings

Summary: Hunger follows life in the Maze Prison, Northern Ireland, with an interpretation of the highly emotive events surrounding the 1981 IRA Hunger Strike led by Bobby Sands. With an epic eye for detail, the film provides a timely exploration of what happens when body and mind are pushed to the uttermost limit. (IFC Films)

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Runtime: 96 min
Production: Film4
Genres: Drama, History
Countries: UK, Ireland
Languages: English, Irish Gaelic
Home Release Date: Feb 16, 2010
Director Credit
Steve McQueen Director
Writer Credit
Enda Walsh Writer
Steve McQueen Writer
Cast Credit
Ben Peel Riot Prison Offficer Stephen Graves
Brian Milligan Davey Gillen
Des McAleer Mr. Sands
Frank McCusker The Governor
Geoff Gatt Bearded Man
Helen Madden Mrs. Sands
Helena Bereen Raymond's Mother
Karen Hassan Gerry's Girlfriend
Laine Megaw Mrs. Lohan
Lalor Roddy William
Liam McMahon Gerry Campbell
Michael Fassbender Bobby Sands
Paddy Jenkins Hitman
Rory Mullen Priest
Stuart Graham Raymond Lohan
Producer Credit
Andrew Litvin Line Producer
Edmund Coulthard Executive Producer
Iain Canning Executive Producer
Jan Younghusband Executive Producer
Laura Hastings-Smith Producer
Linda James Executive Producer
Peter Carlton Executive Producer
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