Drama about life at Rugby School in Victorian England. The headmaster is fair but not effective and life is brutal for the young boys because of bullying and it's consequences. The acting ...
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Fifteen years after the events of The Boys of St. Vincent took place, the various boys involved are brought in to testify against the brothers, now finally standing trial, who assaulted ... See full summary »
"Song for a Raggy Boy" is based on the true story of a single teacher's courage to stand up against an untouchable prefect's sadistic disciplinary regime and other abuse in a Catholic Reformatory and Industrial School in 1939 Ireland.
The two brothers Aske (17 years old) and Bastian (12 years old) live with their father, Lasse. Their mother died seven years earlier. Every day they live in a world where fear, violence and... See full summary »
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Sensitive, somewhat effeminate farm-boy Duncan Mudge can barely cope with grim, since Ma's death even gloomier father Edgar's manly expectations, and seeks comfort in petting a chicken he ... See full summary »
The harrowing true account of Steven Stayner, who was kidnapped by a perverted pseudo-priest and his lackey during the 1970s. As he gets older, he realizes that he needs to try to make an escape and get back home.
Drama about life at Rugby School in Victorian England. The headmaster is fair but not effective and life is brutal for the young boys because of bullying and it's consequences. The acting and character development are good and the roles well cast. It's a good adaptation of the novel and was filmed at The Rugby School. Written by
After watching Alex Pettyfer in his new film stormbreaker, which I must say was excellent,having read all the Alex Rider books, had to take my son to see it, I remembered back to the TV drama of Tom Browns school days, a touching and well acted drama, had to order the DVD,so have now watched it several times, Alex Pettyfer was amazing as a new young actor, he made a very convincing Tom Brown, his ability to use his eyes to act was outstanding and acting along side Stephen Fry made the drama so real you believed you were there,a stunning school and location didn't make the drama look dull it was truly magnificent, all the actors did a great job, hope to see some of them in the future, my favourite part was the stealing of the chickens,then sitting in the classroom trying to hide ones self, along with the explanation, great eye contact between Tom and the Doctor. this was a great book to read and then effectively made into this wonderful TV drama,I would recommend this DVD to every one.
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