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Screwed (2011)

Screwed

Overview


Genre

Drama, Crime, Action

Release Date

June 03, 2011 (UK)

Studio

Lionsgate Films

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Reg Traviss

Producer

Ronnie Thompson

Screenwriter

Colin Butts

Starring

  • James D'Arcy as Sam
  • Noel Clarke
  • Frank Harper
  • Jamie Foreman
  • Andrew Shim
  • Kate Magowan

Story


A semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on Thompson's book of the same name, the project stars James D'Arcy ("Master & Commander"), Noel Clarke ("Kidulthood"), Frank Harper ("The Football Factory"), Jamie Foreman ("Layer Cake"), Andrew Shim ("This Is England") and Kate Magowan ("Stardust"). The story revolves around former soldier Sam Norwood who takes a job as a prison officer when he returns from Iraq and becomes exposed to the underworld of prison culture - including corrupt guards and drug trafficking.

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Poster of Lionsgate Films' Screwed (2011)

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..an entertaining British prison drama with strong performances..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
“..a slough of old lag cliches..”
by Neil Smith [Total Film]