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Hunger

Author: Steve McQueen; Michael Fassbender; Stuart Graham; Helena Bereen
Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, 2010.
Series: Criterion collection, 504.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Anamorphic widescreenView all editions and formats
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Dramatizes the final days of Bobby Sands, a twenty-seven-year-old Irish Republican Army member who went on a hunger strike at Maze Prison to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Historical films
Prison films
Named Person: Bobby Sands; Bobby Sands
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steve McQueen; Michael Fassbender; Stuart Graham; Helena Bereen
OCLC Number: 658079093
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
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 provo's last card?" 1981 episode of the BBC program Panorama, about the causes and effects of the IRA hunger strikes at the Maze prison and the political and civilian reactions across Northern Ireland; theatrical trailer; booklet featuring an essay by film critic Chris Darke.
Credits: Director of photography, Sean Bobbitt ; editor, Joe Walker ; original music, David Holmes, Leo Abrahams.
Cast: Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Helena Bereen, Liam Cunningham, Laine Megaw, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahon, Karen Hassan, Frank McCusker.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 504.
Other Titles: Hunger (Motion picture : 2008)
Responsibility: produced by Robin Gutch, Laura Hastings-Smith ; written by Steve McQueen, Enda Walsh ; directed by Steve McQueen.

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Dramatizes the final days of Bobby Sands, a twenty-seven-year-old Irish Republican Army member who went on a hunger strike at Maze Prison to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners.

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