A Sense of Freedom (1985)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Docudrama, Prison Film  |   Run Time - 81 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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The story of the real-life Scottish criminal who spent a decade in and out of British prisons is the subject of this film directed by John MacKenzie (Long Good Friday) and produced by Beatle George Harrison's company, Hand Made Films. The life of the violent criminal is captivating, for, following his turbulent years in and out of captivity, his later years saw him marrying a psychiatrist and supervising efforts at rehabilitating convicts.

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against-the-system, convict, criminal, gangster, killing, marriage, penal-system, physical-abuse, prison, psychiatry, security-guard, violence