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[Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection, ©2009.
Director-approved special ed.
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1 videodisc (96 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([16] pages ; illustrations ; 19 cm).
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General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2008.
General Note
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. Booklet: "On the threshold" essay by film critic Chris Darke.
Creation/Production Credits
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.
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.
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.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

McQueen, S., Hastings-Smith, L., Gutch, R., Walsh, E., Younghusband, J., Carlton, P., James, L. M., Coulthard, E., Canning, I., Bobbitt, S., Fassbender, M., Cunningham, L., Graham, S., Megaw, L., Milligan, B. (., McCullagh, T., Walker, J., Nieradzik, A., Holmes, D., & Abrahams, L. (2009). Hunger (Director-approved special ed.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steve McQueen et al.. 2009. Hunger. [Irvington, NY]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Steve McQueen et al.. Hunger [Irvington, NY]: Criterion Collection, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

McQueen, Steve, et al. Hunger Director-approved special ed., Criterion Collection, 2009.

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