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Release Date: September 12, 1979

Year    :   1979
Slogan    :   «In Borstal, Survival Rules»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama
Production Companies    :   Berwick Street Productions, Boyd's Company, Kendon Films Ltd.
Director    :   Alan Clarke
Producers    :   Michael Relph, Clive Parsons, Don Boyd, Davina Belling
Writers    :   Roy Minton
RunTime    :   98 mins.
Budget    :   420000

Powerful, uncompromising drama about two boys' struggle for survival in the nightmare world of Britain's notorious Borstal Reformatory. [This is the feature film version Alan Clarke made after the BBC banned the original before its scheduled TV broadcast (see Scum (1977)].

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