Borstal Boy (2000)

Not Rated   |    |  Drama, Romance

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Irish writer and political activist Brendan Behan, is befriended as a teenager in a British labor camp by a liberal warden.



  • Shawn Hatosy in Borstal Boy (2000)
  • Michael York and Eva Birthistle in Borstal Boy (2000)
  • Borstal Boy (2000)
  • Shawn Hatosy, Danny Dyer, and Robin Laing in Borstal Boy (2000)
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27 July 2000 | mucrice
Seen at Galway Film Fleadh/Excellent Film/Great Performances
Seen at the Galway Film Fleadh (where this fine picture had its world premiere in July), Peter Sheridan makes an auspicious directing debut from this literary classic. It should be noted, however, that the film is "inspired by" not "based upon" the book by Brendan Behan. Wonderful performances from the entire cast including Hatosy, York,Dyer and Birthistle.

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