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)
Other cast: Fionnula Flanagan, Aidan Gillen, David O'Hara, John Lynch, Tom Hollander
Release date: December 25, 1996
Genre: Drama, History
Running time: 1h 52min

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.