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Hard hitting prison movie,
This review is from: Dog Pound [DVD] (DVD)
I have just watched this film and I can say it is really very good, its about a group of teenagers who get locked up for a stint in a young offenders institute for varing crimes. One of whom is called Butch who in his previous institute beat up and blinded one of the guards.
He befiends two other inmates (Angel & Davis)and slowly adapst to prison life. Without spoiling anything for anyone wishing to purchase this film if you have seen a very good British film called Scum with the fantastic and very young Ray Winstone then you can guess what this film is like as its a direct copy of that.
Yes its brutally violent and has some pretty nasty scenes, two come to mind, one in the showers (very bloody and painful) and one in a laundry room (This act should NEVER happen to anyone)
What makes this film so good are the young actors who play the inmates they are all unknown and they all put in a very good solid performance. The run time is just about right 90 mins or so.
Totally recommend this film to anyone who is into prison/young offender flicks but for heavens sake dont watch it with children or your better half.... definatly a lads film..