Some Mother's Son (1996)

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.

Directing:
  • Terry George
  • Stephen Frears
  • Aditya Chopra

Writing:
  • Jim Sheridan
  • Terry George
  • Peter Morgan

Stars:
Release Date: 1996-12-25
themoviedb icon 7.0/10
  • Country: GB, IE
  • Language: English | Gaeilge
  • Runtime: 112
Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
Kathleen Quigley
Aidan Gillen
Aidan Gillen
Gerard Quigley
Ciarán Hinds
Ciarán Hinds
Danny Boyle
Tim Woodward
Tim Woodward
Harrington
Tom Hollander
Tom Hollander
Farnsworth
Fionnula Flanagan
Fionnula Flan...
Annie Higgins
David O'Hara
David O'Hara
Frank Higgins
John Lynch
John Lynch
Bobby Sands
Michael Sheen
Michael Sheen
Tony Blair
James Cromwell
James Cromwel...
Prince Philip
Sylvia Syms
Sylvia Syms
HM The Queen Mother
Helen McCrory
Helen McCrory
Cherie Blair
Alex Jennings
Alex Jennings
Prince Charles
Roger Allam
Roger Allam
Sir Robin Janvrin
Tim McMullan
Tim McMullan
Stephen Lamport
Mark Bazeley
Mark Bazeley
Alastair Campbell
Julian Firth
Julian Firth
Blair's Aide
Earl Cameron
Earl Cameron
Portrait Artist
Elliot Levey
Elliot Levey
TV Director<
Wolfgang Pissors
Wolfgang Piss...
German Reporter
James Fiddy
James Fiddy
No.10 Advisor (uncredited)
Martin Heathcote
Martin Heathc...
Secret Service (uncredited)
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