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41 Ratings


Play for Today: Scum

Directed by Alan Clarke
United Kingdom, 1977
Crime, Drama, TV Movie


The hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. Luckily the regime has changed since this TV film was made. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the ‘tough’ new inmate and the ‘old hands’.

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Scum Directed by Alan Clarke

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