Some Mother's Son

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

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.

Director: Terry George

Release Date: 1996-12-25
Status: Released
Run time: 112 min / 1:52
Production Companies : Hell's Kitchen Films, Castle Rock Entertainment
Production Countries: United Kingdom, Ireland



Helen Mirren
Kathleen Quigley
Fionnula Flanagan
Annie Higgins
Aidan Gillen
Gerard Quigley
David O'Hara
Frank Higgins
John Lynch
Bobby Sands
Tom Hollander
CiarĂ¡n Hinds
Danny Boyle
Geraldine O'Rawe
Alice Quigley
Tim Woodward


Directing Terry George Director
Writing Terry George Writer
Writing Jim Sheridan Writer

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