Some Mother's Son
Some Mother's Son (1996)

A 1981 hunger strike in a Belfast prison is the historical inspiration for the drama Some Mother's Son, which attempts to focus on the personal dimensions of the event through its portrayal of the families of the striking prisoners.… More

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Rated: PG
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: December 27, 1996
DVD Release Date: May 6, 2011
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Critic Score: 69% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today

If Son were as strong in its storytelling as its characters are in their convictions, it would be more than well-acted political soap.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Riveting political drama about the importance of conscience and following the imperatives of the heart.

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Leo L
This is a great film that I can't help but watch every now and then.