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This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British Borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the 'old hands'. The film was originally made as a BBC play but it was banned before ever being shown. So 'Alan Clarke' and Roy Minton got it re-made as a film. This is a tough and brutal film and should not be viewed lightly.
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|MPAA Ratings:||R||Premiere Info:|
|Release Date:||1979||Production Date:|
|Color/B&W:||Color (Eastmancolor)||Distributions Co:|
|Sound:||Production Co:||Boyd's Company .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Theatrical Distributor|
|Duration(mins):||Country:||United Kingdom (GB)|