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Borstal Boy (2000)

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Romance Drama 20001h 33m

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 romance movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (2,483 votes) and was met with mixed reviews by critics.

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#11,125 Ranked Movie

#984 Ranked in Movies on Kanopy

#1422 Ranked in Romance Movies

#5813 Ranked in Drama Movies

Borstal Boy has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.8 (2,483 votes) and was met with mixed reviews by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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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.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 33m

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Related Genres: RomanceDrama
Country of origin: IrelandUnited Kingdom
Available to watch on: Kanopy
Original Release Date: Jan 1, 2000