Borstal Boy (2000)

Based on Irish poet Brendan Behan's experiences in a reform school in 1942. A 16 year-old Irish republican terrorist arrives on the ferry at Liverpool and is arrested for possession of explosives. He is imprisoned in a Borstal in East Anglia, where he is forced to live with his would-be enemies, an experience that profoundly changes his life.

Directing:
  • Peter Sheridan

Writing:
  • Brendan Behan
  • Nye Heron
  • Peter Sheridan

Stars:
Release Date: 2000-01-01
themoviedb icon 5.9/10
  • Country: GB, IE
  • Language: English | Gaeilge
  • Runtime: 93

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