No mamby pamby in this prison, you live or you go under. If you like a little bit of revenge then this is for you, no holds barred and knocks your socks off for a classic British made film of the old type. Keeps you on the edge of your seat and possibly a film such as this could not be made now.
This film is entertaining and very sad. Obviously that is the film makers messing around with the viewers emotions but it is certainly an eye opener as to what used to go on in borstals and what probably goes on today. Hidden behind walls and covered up, same today as yesteryear no doubt. Great acting from a young and old cast too.
A British-made film centring on a borstel in the 1970's when Ray Winston(Actor) was just a teenager. The film is a classic, although at times brutal, racist and unrlenting in its story. In todays world of young teenagers who commit crimes of a serious nature, this film is perhaps a stark reminder of the consequnces of such deeds.