Fassbender on HUNGER

Michael Fassbender

Actor Michael Fassbender has described his portrayal of IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands as the performance “closest to my heart out of all the work I have done”. The directional debut of future Oscar-winner Steve McQueen, the 2008 film HUNGER was a drama about the 1981 hunger strike by republican prisoners in the Maze prison. It won a host of international awards, including the prestigious Caméra d’Or award for first-time filmmakers and the Sydney Film Prize.

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