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HUNGER (2008)

HUNGER <span>(2008)</span> artwork

HUNGER (2008)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 96

Release dates 18/07/2017, 31/10/2008

Ratings Info strong violence, language, medical gore

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Steve McQueen

Cast includes Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Helena Bereen, Larry Cowan, Liam Cunningham, Dennis McCambridge, Liam McMahon, Laine Megaw, Brian Milligan, Rory Mullen, Lalor Roddy

Summary HUNGER is a dramatisation of the actual events in the Maze prison in Northern Ireland during 'the Troubles' of recent times.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 21/10/2008

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

HUNGER is a dramatisation of the actual events in the Maze prison in Northern Ireland during 'the Troubles' of recent times.

Violence

There are violent confrontations as prisoners are beaten by officers, resulting in bloody injury. Prisoners smear their cell walls with human waste.

Language

There is strong language ('f**k').

Injury detail

A man starves himself to death and there is a realistic depiction of the physical consequences of this, such as the passing of blood and his body being covered in numerous sores and ulcers.

Details

Title
HUNGER
Also known as
HUNGER - AUDIO DESCRIPTION (FEATURE)
Year
2008
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Pathe Distribution,Pathe Distribution Ltd,Park Circus Limited
Classified date(s)
21/06/2017
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF251028

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