Runtime: 1 hr, 36 m
Hunger Plot: What's the story?
Maze Prison in Northern Ireland, 1981. The infamous H-Blocks is where Irish republican prisoners are on the Blanket and No-Wash protest. It is a living hell for both prisoner and prison officer as the H-Block leader, Bobby Sands, pursues various tactics to help his fellow republicans re-establish their political status. In order to create real change, Bobby leads a Hunger Strike to protest for special category status for republican prisoners.
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Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Hunger?
A look at the Hunger behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Steve McQueen last directed Widows and 12 Years a Slave. The film's writer Steve McQueen last wrote Widows and 12 Years a Slave.
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Production Timeline: When did the Hunger come together?
On or about December 2, 2008 • The film was in Completed status.
Hunger Release Date: When was it released?Hunger was released in 2009 on Friday, March 20, 2009 in 1 theater. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Knowing, I Love You, Man and Duplicity.
- United States
- March 20, 2009 New York
- March 20, 2009
When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?Tuesday, February 16, 2010
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