Some Mother’s Son

Character: Kathleen Quigley

Directed by: Terry George

Written by: Terry George, Jim Sheridan

Produced by: Edward Burke, Helen Mirren (associate producer)

Cast Members: Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara, John Lynch, Tom Hollander

Released date: December 25, 1996

Genre: Drama, History

Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as prisoners of war. The film focuses on the mothers of two of the strikers, and their struggle to save the lives of their sons.


→ Between love and loyalty… Between life and death… Lies a choice no mother should have to make.

Script developed by Never Enough Design