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Based on the true story of the 1981 hunger strike in a British prison, in which IRA prisoner Bobby Sands led a protest against the treatment of IRA prisoners as criminals rather than as ... See full summary »
Gerard McSorley (Fr Daly) played another priest, Fr Todd Unctious, in a sitcom Christmas special from the same year of this film's release - Father Ted (1995)
We want to make the prisons an asset, not a liability. It is in the prisons that we will break the backs of the IRA.
Outside the prison you can clearly see an Austin Metro Mk2 which was not released till late 1984. This film is based in 1981.
$114,309 (USA) (29 December 1996)
$608,032 (USA) (9 February 1997)