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 and Credits
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Liam McMahon, Laine Megaw, Brian Milligan
Directed by: Steve McQueen
Release Year: 2008