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... See full summary »
This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this TV film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform... See full summary »
An odd film, primarily looking at how the dole affects the underclass in Britain. Tim Roth stars as Colin, a slow and possibly retarded man living with his parents and brother in a housing ... See full summary »
Two girls escape from an open borstal for two very different reasons; Annetta to attempt to visit her baby daughter, who is being raised in a convent; and Carol, who hopes to be recaptured ... See full summary »
'John McVicar' was a London Bad Boy. he graduated to armed bank robbery and was Britain's "Public Enemy No. 1". He was captured and put into a high security prison. Will even the highest ... See full summary »
Gary Sparrow lives in the 1990s with his wife but has a route back to the 1940s where he has a mistress. Gary has a tough time keeping his double-life a secret from the two women as he ... See full summary »
Love it or loathe it, this is an audacious and startling account of working class life during Thatcher's reign in 80s Bradford, North England. Focusing on an illicit menage a trois(which, ironically, the film never explores in any way from a legal perspective) between two schoolgirls and a married-man, the film is a roller-coaster ride of emotions and explosive situations, brought about by the stellar acting from an excellent cast who give their hearts to this low-budget production.
Everything is spot-on - from the naff songs to the hideous fashion. Despite its 80s feel, it is still as funny as it was some twenty years ago. The only problem for viewers of a fainter heart is the lack of morality displayed by any characters - but that in itself is a comment on the degradation caused to the working class by years of ruinous Thatcherite policy.
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