Borstal Boy

Brendan Behan, as a sixteen year old Irish republican, sets off on a bombing mission from Ireland to Liverpool during the Second World War. His mission is thwarted when he is apprehended, charged and imprisoned in Borstal, a reform institution for young offenders in East Anglia in England. Forced to live face to face with those he perceived as the enemy, a confrontation reveals a deep inner conflict in the young Brendan and forces a self-examination that is both traumatic and revealing.
DIRECTOR Peter Sheridan
PRODUCERS Pat Moylan, Arthur Lappin
CAST Shawn Hatosy, Michael York, Danny Dyer, Ian McElhinny, Robin Laing, Eva Birthistle
RUNNING TIME 93 minutes

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