Borstal Boy

Borstal Boy

Peter Sheridan (2000)

90min
15 Certificate
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Summary

Biopic of Irish poet Brendan Behan, following his teenage years as a Republican activist in the 1940s. Arrested while involved in a bombing attempt in Liverpool, he is sent to a centre for young offenders. His imprisonment proves a life-changing experience, prompting a move away from violence under the influence of a fellow inmate and a kindly warden. Starring Shawn Hatosy, Danny Dyer and Michael York.

Cast & Crew

Brendan Behan Shawn Hatosy
Charlie Milwall Danny Dyer
Joyce Michael York
Dale Lee Ingleby
Jock Robin Laing
Liz Joyce Eva Birthistle
Mac Mark Huberman
Parson Jim Byrnes
Director Peter Sheridan
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourAvailable on: video
Drama