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Hunger

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Shoot Dates 16th October 2007 - 3rd November 2007
Writer Steve McQueen, Enda Walsh
Director Steve McQueen
Producer Laura Hastings-Smith, Robin Gutch
Director of Photography Sean Bobbitt
Editor Joe Walker
Main Cast Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahon
Locations Maysfield set-build, Ballysillan, Kilroot Industrial Estate
Contacts PRODUCTION COMPANY
Blast! Films
SALES AGENT
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DISTRIBUTOR
Channel 4 (UK)

Hunger

Status: Completed

A highly evocative and impressionistic interpretation of the last six weeks in the life of Bobby Sands, during the 1981 IRA hunger strike at the notorious Maze prison.

Winner Camera d’Or Cannes Film Festival 2008
Winner Best Film Sydney Film Festival 2008
Winner Discovery Award Toronto International Film Festival 2008
Winner 3 British Independent Film Awards 2008
Winner Carl Foreman Award BAFTA 2009
Winner 7 Irish Film and Television Awards 2009

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