- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 36 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: June 4, 2013
- Originally Released: 1979
- Label: Kino Video
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Mastered in HD from the original 35 mm negative
- Audio commentary by Ray Winstone
- Interview with producers Davina Belling and Clive Parsons
- Interview with writer Roy Minton
- Interview with executive producer Don Boyd
- EPK interview with Roy Minton and Clive Parsons
- Cast memories
- Original theatrical trailers
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.66
- Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo - English
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Total Film - 08/01/2003
"...A young Ray Winstone gives a troubling, terrifying performance....Bloody effective..."
Uncut - 08/01/2001
"A grim, realistic portrayal of life inside a borstal.....A true classic."
Sight and Sound - 07/01/2005
"Clarke's characteristic humanism is evident..."
Uncut - 01/01/2006
Ranked #11 in Uncut's Best DVDs Of 2005 -- "[W]ith a liberal message hidden behind a surface harsh enough to scrape your eyes."
Daniels, of QUADROPHENIA fame, stars in this controversial story about brutality and violence in a modern prison for youthful offenders. The film ends with a climactic riot, protesting a "system" that brutalizes the keepers and the caged alike.
Prison / Prisoners