Eight men escape from the most isolated prison on earth. Only one man survives and the story he recounts shocks the British establishment to the core. This story is the last confession of Alexander Pearce.
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This is paced more like a documentary than a drama, which gives the film a kind of clunky feel. I dunno, I liked Jonathan auf der Heide's take on Pearce a bit better ('Van Diemen's Land'). Pearce was still fucked up no matter how you spin him, though.