John Lynch. David Schofield, Martin Compston, Craig Parkinson, Art Malik / Fiction / English
Think Alan Clarke’s Scum, updated for 2011.
Patiently serving out his prison sentence, Jack (John Lynch) quietly despairs as his family life falls apart on the outside. However, when youngster Paul (Martin Compston) is transferred to his wing, a dangerous chain reaction is set in motion and Jack is faced with risking everything. Featuring outstanding performances from a superb cast, director Craig Viveiros’ gritty debut is British cinema at its absolute best.
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