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Release Date: September 12, 1979
|Slogan||:||«In Borstal, Survival Rules»|
|Production Companies||:||Berwick Street Productions, Boyd's Company, Kendon Films Ltd.|
|Producers||:||Michael Relph, Clive Parsons, Don Boyd, Davina Belling|
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)].