Movie review by Tom Cassidy, Common Sense Media
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Brutal true prison IRA drama has strong violence, language.

NR 2008 96 minutes

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Strong portrayals of how we take away people's humanity.

McQueen's direction is stellar. Fassbender's portrayal is excellent and offers Sands a lot of dignity in his portrayal, especially in that stellar 17 minute scene with Cunningham. The film is brutal and there are many depictions that center the lack of humanity towards the inmates. A reminder that there are no winners when we systemically take away people's humanity.

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