Some Mother's Son

TitleSome Mother's Son
Publication TypeFilm
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsGeorge, Terry
Running Time112 min
Date Released12/1996
DistributorColumbia Pictures
CountryUnited States
Publication Languageeng
Abstract

Based on the 1981 huger strike in North Ireland's Maze Prison, Some Mother's Son explores the roles of love, family, and faith in revolutionary politics. Mothers of two strikers, including Provisional Irish Republican Army Bobby Sands, prepare to support their loved ones' extreme actions to fight for their status as war criminals.

Cast

Helen Mirren

Aidan Gillen

Fionnula Flanagan

David O'Hara

Tim Woodward

Tom Hollander

John Lynch

Ciarán Hinds

Gerard McSorley

Geraldine O'Rawe

Dan Gordon

Grainne Delany

Credits

Castle Rock Entertainment presents a Hell's Kitchen production

directed by by Terry George

written by Terry George & Jim Sheridan

produced by Jim Sheridan, Arthur Lappin, and Edward Burke

Director of photography, Geoffrey Simpson

editor, Craig McKay

music, Bill Whelan

Genre

Drama

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