Song for a Raggy Boy

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Song for a Raggy Boy

poetry based on novel or book beating reformatory strap discipline woman director 1930s

Song for a Raggy Boy

Release Date: January 19, 2003

Year    :   2003
Slogan    :   «Four walls. One faith. No identity.»
Genres    :   Drama, History
Production Companies    :   Lolafilms, Moviefan Scandinavia A/S, Subotica Entertainment, Zoma Films Ltd., Fantastic Films, Titian Red Pictures
Director    :   Aisling Walsh
Producers    :   Gillian Berrie, Andrés Vicente Gómez, Peter Garde, John McDonnell, Michael Lunderskov, Tristan Lynch, Dominic Wright, Kevin Byron Murphy, Will Machin
Writers    :   Aisling Walsh, Kevin Byron Murphy, Patrick Galvin
RunTime    :   94 mins.
Revenue    :   783544

William Franklin is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his leftist political views cause him to lose his job. Franklin becomes the first non-cleric instructor at St. Jude's, a school for wayward boys run by Brother John, who is a firm believer in strong discipline.

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