Song for a Raggy Boy
Song for a Raggy Boy (2003)

A teacher takes on the corrupt leadership of an Irish reform school in this drama based on a true story. William Franklin (Aidan Quinn) is a teacher who was born in Ireland and moved to the United States only to repatriate in 1939 after his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
DVD Release Date: May 8, 2007
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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

The filmmakers undermine their point with a simplistic script that refuses to allow shades of grey in what should be a complex, disturbing story.

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Greg Dean Schmitz
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If this had been fictional, I probably would have been harsher on the story, but since it's a true story, what would have been a weakness can be perceived as a strength

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