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Borstal Boy

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5 out of 10 Loved this filmgreat film
adam from Roscommon, 26 May 2010
Great film
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Peter Sheridan, the acclaimed Irish theatre director and brother of film director Jim Sheridan (MY LEFT FOOT) makes his feature directorial debut with an adaptation of playwright, novelist, and political rogue Brendan Behan’s autobiographical tale. In 1939, sixteen-year-old IRA recruit Behan (Shawn Hatosy), hides TNT in his trousers and boards a ferry for England, eager to further the Irish Republic's cause. Nabbed immediately by police, the underage Behan evades the hangman's...

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