Film : Hunger ( 2008 )
Genre : Drama, History
Release Date : 20th March, 2009 (USA, Limited) 27th March, 2009 - Norway
Director : Steve McQueen
Awards : Carl Foreman Award for the Most Promising Newcomer (Steve McQueen) at 2008 BAFTA Awards, British Independent Film Award ( Best Actor & Best Technical Achievement) at 2008 British Independent Film Awards, Golden Camera (Steve McQueen) at 2008 Cannes Film Festival
Casting : Michael Fassbender, Stuart Graham, Liam Cunningham, Helena Bereen, Larry Cowan
Synopsis : In 1981, a deadly serious battle takes place in the infamous H-block of Belfast's Maze Prison. Republican inmates, led by Bobby Sands (played with unflinching passion by Michael Fassbender) refuse to eat until the British government acknowledges the IRA as a legitimate political organization. Is it suicide or martyrdom?