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Scum

A controversial and vivid story of the violence and mindless cruelty inside a government borstal. The brutality of the officers creates pressure on the inmates which leads to suicide, homosexuality and a corrupt web of privileges, favours and exchanges. The situation is volatile, which finally erupts into a massive riot against the jailers and the system.

Year: 1980
Genre: Drama, Time in Prison, Extreme Cinema
Country: UK
Director: Alan Clarke
Starring: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford, John Judd, Phil Daniels
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: R18
7.6/10
Location in store: Drama

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