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The Resource Hunger, IFC Films ; Icon ; Film 4 ; Channel 4 ; Film 4 presents in association with Northern Ireland Screen, the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland and the Wales Creative IP Fund a Blast! Films production ; directed by Steve McQueen ; produced by Laura Hastings-Smith and Robin Gutch ; written by Enda Walsh and Steve McQueen ; executive producers, Jan Younghusband, Peter Carlton, Linda James, Edmund Coulthard, Iain Canning ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt

Hunger, IFC Films ; Icon ; Film 4 ; Channel 4 ; Film 4 presents in association with Northern Ireland Screen, the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland and the Wales Creative IP Fund a Blast! Films production ; directed by Steve McQueen ; produced by Laura Hastings-Smith and Robin Gutch ; written by Enda Walsh and Steve McQueen ; executive producers, Jan Younghusband, Peter Carlton, Linda James, Edmund Coulthard, Iain Canning ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt

Label
Hunger
Title
Hunger
Statement of responsibility
IFC Films ; Icon ; Film 4 ; Channel 4 ; Film 4 presents in association with Northern Ireland Screen, the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland and the Wales Creative IP Fund a Blast! Films production ; directed by Steve McQueen ; produced by Laura Hastings-Smith and Robin Gutch ; written by Enda Walsh and Steve McQueen ; executive producers, Jan Younghusband, Peter Carlton, Linda James, Edmund Coulthard, Iain Canning ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Designer
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In Northern Ireland's Maze prison in 1981, 27-year-old Irish Republican Army member Bobby Sands went on a hunger strike to protest the British government's refusal to recognize him and his fellow IRA inmates as political prisoners. A transcendent depiction of what a human being is willing to endure in order to be heard
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Sean Bobbitt ; production designer, Tom McCullagh ; film editor, Joe Walker ; costume designer, Anushia Nieradzik ; original music by David Holmes with Leo Abrahams ; sound designer, Paul Davies
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.H86 2009
PerformerNote
Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Laine Megaw, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahon, Karen Hassan, Frank McCusker, Lalor Roddy, Helen Madden, Des McAleer, Geoff Gatt, Rory Mullen, Ben Peel, Helena Bereen, Paddy Jenkins, Billy Clarke, Ciaran Flynn, B.J. Hogg
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1969-
  • 1977-
  • 1967-
  • 1963 October 2-
  • 1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • McQueen, Steve
  • Hastings-Smith, Laura
  • Gutch, Robin
  • Walsh, Enda
  • Younghusband, Jan
  • Carlton, Peter
  • James, Linda M
  • Coulthard, Edmund
  • Canning, Iain
  • Bobbitt, Sean
  • Fassbender, Michael
  • Cunningham, Liam
  • Graham, Stuart
  • Megaw, Laine
  • Milligan, Brian
  • McCullagh, Tom
  • Walker, Joe
  • Nieradzik, Anushia
  • Holmes, David
  • Abrahams, Leo
  • IFC Films
  • Icon Productions
  • FilmFour (Firm)
  • Channel Four (Great Britain)
  • Northern Ireland Screen (Firm)
  • Broadcasting Commission of Ireland
  • Wales Creative IP Fund (Firm)
  • Blast! Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sands, Bobby
  • Maze Prison (Lisburn, Northern Ireland)
  • Irish Republican Army
  • Irish Hunger Strike, Northern Ireland, 1981
  • Prisoners
  • Feature films
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Biographical films
Technique
live action
Label
Hunger, IFC Films ; Icon ; Film 4 ; Channel 4 ; Film 4 presents in association with Northern Ireland Screen, the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland and the Wales Creative IP Fund a Blast! Films production ; directed by Steve McQueen ; produced by Laura Hastings-Smith and Robin Gutch ; written by Enda Walsh and Steve McQueen ; executive producers, Jan Younghusband, Peter Carlton, Linda James, Edmund Coulthard, Iain Canning ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: "Steve McQueen" interview with Steve McQueen conducted in 2009; "The making of Hunger" includes interviews with Steve McQueen, Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Brian Milligan, Enda Walsh, and Robin Gutch; "Michael Fassbender" interview with Michael Fassbender by film critic Jason Solomons in 2008; "The Provos' last card?" a 1981 episode of the BBC program Panorama, about the Maze prison hunger strikes and the political and civilian reactions across Northern Ireland; Trailer
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052818
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)503473475
  • (OCoLC)ocn503473475
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hunger, IFC Films ; Icon ; Film 4 ; Channel 4 ; Film 4 presents in association with Northern Ireland Screen, the Broadcasting Commission of Ireland and the Wales Creative IP Fund a Blast! Films production ; directed by Steve McQueen ; produced by Laura Hastings-Smith and Robin Gutch ; written by Enda Walsh and Steve McQueen ; executive producers, Jan Younghusband, Peter Carlton, Linda James, Edmund Coulthard, Iain Canning ; director of photography, Sean Bobbitt
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2008
  • Special features: "Steve McQueen" interview with Steve McQueen conducted in 2009; "The making of Hunger" includes interviews with Steve McQueen, Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Brian Milligan, Enda Walsh, and Robin Gutch; "Michael Fassbender" interview with Michael Fassbender by film critic Jason Solomons in 2008; "The Provos' last card?" a 1981 episode of the BBC program Panorama, about the Maze prison hunger strikes and the political and civilian reactions across Northern Ireland; Trailer
Carrier category
DVD
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
local
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515052818
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)503473475
  • (OCoLC)ocn503473475
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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