Borstal Boy

Given the serious subject matter, this adaptation of Irish writer Brendan Behan's autobiographical novel is surprisingly light and exceedingly good-natured. The film opens in WWII-era Liverpool, as 16-year-old I.R.A. soldier Brendan (American actor Shawn Hatosy, with a respectable brogue) steps off a steamer and checks into a seedy rented room. He begins...read more

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