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Scum (1991)

TV Movie | 75 min | Crime, Drama

This is the hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the 'old ...See moreThis is the hard and shocking story of life in a British borstal for young offenders. The brutal regime made no attempt to reform or improve the inmates and actively encouraged a power struggle between the 'tough' new inmate and the 'old hands'. Written by Steve Crook See less
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John Wyatt (photography)
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Antony Thorpe (as Tony Thorpe)
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Updated Jul 27, 1991

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Jul 27, 1991 (United Kingdom)

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7.7 / 10 | 1,767 votes