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Generally favorable reviews - based on 22 Critics

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Universal acclaim- based on 21 Ratings

Summary: A young man is released from prison after many years and given a new identity in a new town. Aided by a supervisor who becomes like a father to him he finds a job and friends and hesitantly starts a relationship with a compassionate girl. But the secret of the heinous crime he committed as a boy weighs down on him, and he learns that it is not so easy to escape your past.
Runtime: 106 min
Rating: Rated R for language, sexuality, some disturbing content and brief drug use.
Production: Cuba Pictures
Genres: Drama, Romance, Crime
Country: UK
Language: English
Home Release Date: Oct 7, 2008
Director Credit
John Crowley Director
Writer Credit
Jonathan Trigell Novel
Mark O'Rowe Screenplay
Principal Cast Credit
Andrew Garfield Jack Burridge
Peter Mullan Terry
Shaun Evans Chris
Cast Credit
Alfie Owen Eric Wilson
Carlene Hanson Waitress
Dudley Brewis 2nd Bully
Jeremy Swift Dave
Josef Altin Bully
Leigh Symonds Eric's Dad
Madeleine Rakic-Platt Schoolgirl
Maria Gough Eric's Mum
Siobhan Finneran Kelly
Skye Bennett Angela
Taylor Doherty Philip Craig
Victoria Brazier Teacher
Producer Credit
Liza Marshall Executive Producer
Lynn Horsford Producer
Nick Marston Producer
Sue Calverley Line Producer
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