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Borstal Boy

Borstal Boy

Peter Sheridan (2000)

15 Certificate
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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

Director Peter Sheridan

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Language: English Colour Available on: Available on video


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