Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.

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Kate Marley
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Joe
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Brendan 'Bik' MacFarlane
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Bobby
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Will Irvine ...
Maguire
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Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP, which was to become the biggest prison escape in Europe since World War II.

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The prison scenes were mostly shot at cork prison which had been closed down just weeks before shooting began. See more »

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An estate agent's sign displays a telephone number beginning with '028'. 028 only became the area code for all of Northern Ireland in the year 2000. See more »

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Disappointing
13 October 2017 | by (Ireland) – See all my reviews

Plodding and unimaginative. It was obviously made on a shoestring budget. Even the excellent Tom Vaughan-Lawlor cannot overcome predictable action sequences and hackneyed dialogue. Both sets of prisoners - republican and loyalist - are presented as implausibly mild caricatures of the truly dangerous men they obviously were in reality.


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