In STARRED UP, Jack O’Connell gives a star-making performance as 19 year-old Eric Love, a violent and troubled teenager making the difficult transition from a young offenders’ institute to adult prison. He seems to be destined for a life behind bars, but the prison’s unconventional therapist (Rupert Friend) is determined to help Eric find a way through, assisted by of one of the prison’s longest serving inmates – Neville (Ben Mendelsohn) – who just happens to be Eric’s father.
Certificate: 18 Distributor: 20th Century Fox
Dir. David Mackenzie, UK, 2013, 106 mins
Cast: Jack O’Connell, Rupert Friend, Ben Mendelsohn