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.
Cast: Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Michael Fassbender, Larry Cowan, Helena Bereen
Produced by: Robin Gutch
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Written by: Steve McQueen, Enda Walsh
Running time: 1hr 36min
Opens: Dec 05, 2008 LA (Academy Run)
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