Dir. Alan Clark

UK 1979 | Colour | 92 mins | Cert 18 | Drama

Cast: Ray Winstone, Mick Ford

This film was hugely controversial when it was released in 1979 for its portrayal of horrific violence and unflinching account of life inside notorious British prison Borstal. Scum follows young offender Carlin as he arrives at the institution and documents his rise to become one of the most feared, violently aggressive inmates in the film.

Available on: DVD


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