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In 1981, Kathleen Quigley (Helen Mirren), a soft-spoken Irish schoolteacher, is shocked to learn that her son, Gerard (Aidan Gillen), has been arrested for his involvement in the Irish Republican Army. In prison, Gerard and his friend, Frank Higgins (David O'Hara), participate in a hunger strike. Kathleen, who's desperately worried for Gerard's health, strikes up an unlikely friendship with Frank's mother, Annie (Fionnula Flanagan), who supports their sons' drastic choice.

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Helen Mirren
Kathleen Quigley
Aidan Gillen
Gerard Quigley
David O'Hara
Frank Higgins
John Lynch
Bobby Sands
Tim Woodward
Harrington
Ciarán Hinds
Danny Boyle
Geraldine O'Rawe
Alice Quigley
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  • Nov 30, 2007
    This is a great film that I can't help but watch every now and then.
    Leo L Super Reviewer
  • Jul 03, 2006
    Superb film that challages your outlook.
    Nikki M Super Reviewer

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