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Release Date: November 08, 1977

Year    :   1977
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Drama, TV Movie
Production Companies    :   BBC
Director    :   Alan Clarke
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Roy Minton
RunTime    :   74 mins.

A hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. [This is the original version scheduled for broadcast on 'Play for Today' on 8-Nov-1977 but withdrawn by the BBC because it was deemed too controversial. Director Alan Clarke edited the film and released it in cinemas in 1979 (See 'Scum (1979)'). The BBC would eventually broadcast the original on 27-Jul-1991.]

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