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Borstal Boy

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Borstal Boy

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
Limited Release Date:
03/01/02
performer:
Shawn Hatosy, Michael York, Danny Dyer, Mark Huberman
director:
Peter Sheridan
distributor:
Strand Releasing
author:
Nye Heron
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C+

Brendan Behan: the early years. In this drama based on the Irish playwright/activist’s memoirs, Shawn Hatosy (”Down to You”) stars as a teenage Behan sent to reform school during World War II for participating in a bomb plot. While there, he must learn to come to terms with the rest of humanity — even the British part. (March 1)