R | | Action, Biography, Crime
A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
9 June 2009 | sharkies69
7 | Intense and brutal drama - makes Scum seem like a Disney movie. Jake the Muss would be proud.
Saw this the other day at the Sydney Film Festival. I didn't know much about Bronson before the film, other than ...
The British Prison Officers' Association complained when the film's London premiere was prefaced with a recording by Charles Bronson himself, recorded at HMP Wakefield, where he stated: "I'm proud of this film, because if I drop dead tonight, then I... ...
Right! That's enough! He's had enough, come on, get him out of here! Go on and get him the fuck out of here, he's had enough! Come on! You fucking cunts! No class next week. Right!
When Charlie is dancing with the "loonies", "It's a Sin" by Pet Shop Boys is played out of the stereo. The song was not released until 1987.
£258,360 (UK) (13 March 2009)
$104,792 (USA) (25 December 2009)
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