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Borstal Boy

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6.8/10
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Drama LGBTQ 
20001h 33mOn: Kanopy 

Based on Irish poet Brendan Behan's experiences in a reform school in 1942. A 16 year-old Irish republican terrorist arrives on the ferry at Liverpool and is arrested for possession of explosives. He is imprisoned in a Borstal in East Anglia, where he is forced to live with his would-be enemies, an experience that profoundly changes his life.Borstal Boy featuring Shawn Hatosy and Danny Dyer is streaming with subscription on Kanopy, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a drama and LGBTQ movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (2,262 votes) and was met with mixed reviews by critics.

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Peter Sheridan

Peter Sheridan

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Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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#15,558 Ranked Movie

#384 Ranked in LGBTQ Movies

#1657 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#3861 Ranked in Romance Movies

Borstal Boy has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (2,262 votes) and was met with mixed reviews by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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