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Review: Starred Up

this is a discussion within the NOLA Community Forum; ?Starred Up? is British slang for prematurely bringing a young offender from juvenile detention to the harsh world of adult prisons, a practice with potentially dire consequences as depicted in Scottish director David Mackenzie?s raw and caustic film. Up-and-coming British ...

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Old 09-26-2014, 02:30 PM   #1
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Review: Starred Up

?Starred Up? is British slang for prematurely bringing a young offender from juvenile detention to the harsh world of adult prisons, a practice with potentially dire consequences as depicted in Scottish director David Mackenzie?s raw and caustic film. Up-and-coming British actor Jack O?Connell stars as the uncontrollably violent Eric, a 19-year-old newly transferred to a prison inhabited by his estranged and volatile father (Ben Mendelsohn) and a volunteer prison therapist (Rupert Friend) who desperately wants to save him.? [ Read more ]

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