Scum (2006)

Scum refers to the label slapped upon reform-school inmate Ray Winstone. Such reformatories are called "borstals" by the British. When he isn't being beaten up by the other boys, Ray is being beaten down by The System. He… More

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Rated: R
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DVD Release Date: February 28, 2006
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Fernando F. Croce

Clarke's prison, like Losey's, crystallizes the societal rot on the outside

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Dennis Schwartz
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Has a raw power that is disturbing.

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Bob Stinson
I'm the Daddy!
Sarah Gaish
Still incredibly shocking and disturbing even 30 years on. Delivers a strong depiction of life in a borstal during the 1970's. A film that must be… More
Jack Hawkins
Despite being released over 30 years ago, I was pleasantly surprised to find that Scum has lost none of its punch. Scum is an unforgiving portrait of the… More
Steve K
A good film, but nowhere near as sensational as I'd heard it was.
Lady D'arbanville
A film I've always meant to waatch, but only just got around to seeing it. It's the 70's and gritty brutal life inside a English Borstal for… More
Lee ?
"The Daddy" of all prison movies. No other film has come close to being as brutal, realistic and shocking as this. Racism, suicide, rape, bullying are… More

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