About the film
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Some Mother's Son
Release Date: December 25, 1996
|Slogan||:||«Between love and loyalty... Between life and death... Lies a choice no mother should have to make.»|
|Production Companies||:||Hell's Kitchen Films, Castle Rock Entertainment|
|Writers||:||Terry George, Jim Sheridan|
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.