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36 Ratings

Some Mother's Son

Directed by Terry George
Ireland, United States, 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.

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Some Mother's Son Directed by Terry George

Awards & Festivals

San Sebastián International Film Festival

1996 | 2 wins including: Audience Award

European Film Awards

1996 | Winner: Young European Film of the Year

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