Hunger (2008)

A compelling and unforgettable portrayal of life within the maze prison at the time of 1981 IRA hunger strike.

Blu-ray, 1h 36min
Rating: 7.6
Votes: 65739
Languages: English, Irish
Country: Ireland, UK
Director: Steve McQueen

Plot outline

Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike.

Plots

Irish republican Bobby Sands leads the inmates of a Northern Irish prison in a hunger strike. - Peter Brandt Nielsen

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. - Icon