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IFC Films, Film 4 and Channel 4 in association with Northern Ireland Screen, The Broadcasting Commission of Ireland and The Wales Creative IP Fund present a Blast! Films production ; produced by Laura Hastings-Smith, Robin Gutch ; written by Enda Walsh and Steve McQueen ; directed by Steve McQueen.

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Names: McQueen, Steve, | Hastings-Smith, Laura. | Gutch, Robin. | Walsh, Enda. | Fassbender, Michael, | Cunningham, Liam. | Holmes, David, | Abrahams, Leo.
Published: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, c2009.
Edition: [Special ed.]
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 504.
Topics: Irish Hunger Strike, Northern Ireland, 1981 - Drama. | Prisoners - Death - Drama. | Maze Prison (Lisburn, Northern Ireland) - Drama. | Irish Republican Army - Drama. | Sands, Bobby, d. 1981 - Drama.
Regions: Great Britain - History - Elizabeth II, 1952- - Drama. | Great Britain - Politics and government - 1979-1997 - Drama.
Genres: Biographical films. | Historical films. | Fiction films. | Feature films. | Feature films - Great Britain. | Feature films - Ireland. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.+ 1 booklet.
ISBN: 9781604652345
System Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Summary: In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, 27-year-old Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. A transcedent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure in order to be heard.
Performer: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: Video interviews with McQueen and actor Michael Fassbender; short documentary on the making of Hunger, including interviews with McQueen, Fassbender, actors Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham and Brian Milligan, writer Enda Walsh, and producer Robin Gutch ; "The Provos' last card?:" a 1981 episodes of the BBC program Panorama, about the Maze prison hunger strikes and the political and civilian reactions across Northern Ireland; trailer. A booklet featuring an essay by film critic Chris Darke.
Other Names: McQueen, Steve, 1969-
Hastings-Smith, Laura.
Gutch, Robin.
Walsh, Enda.
Fassbender, Michael, 1977-
Cunningham, Liam.
Holmes, David, 1969-
Abrahams, Leo.
IFC Films.
FilmFour (Firm)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Northern Ireland Screen (Firm)
Broadcasting Commission of Ireland.
Wales Creative IP Fund (Firm)
Blast! Films.

More Details for: Hunger