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 The film was originally made as a BBC play but it was banned before ever being shown.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. Written by
Steve Crook <firstname.lastname@example.org>
A brutal story - the uncut, uncensored version
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Vegetarians? I've shit 'em...
Remade as Bad Boys
Robertson's Marmalade Jingle
Music by John Kongos See more