What does Starred Up mean in British slang?

The British prison drama “Starred Up” borrows its title from an institutional term referring to a juvenile offender who is prematurely transferred to adult jail.

Who played Eric Love Starred Up?

Jack O’Connell
So it is with Eric Love (Jack O’Connell), a 19-year-old working-class Londoner in Scottish director David Mackenzie’s punishing realist drama, written by Jonathan Asser, who drew upon his own experiences working as a counselor in HM Prison Wandsworth.

Is Starred Up based on a true story?

Starring Jack O’Connell, Ben Mendelsohn and Rupert Friend, the film is based on Jonathan Asser’s experiences working as a voluntary therapist at HM Prison Wandsworth, with some of the country’s most violent criminals.

Is Starred Up a good movie?

All in all however, Starred Up is one of the best prison dramas in a long time, and probably the best British film this year. Not for the faint-hearted, this superbly acted drama will scare you into following the law to the strictest command.

What does double bubble mean?

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What does Kanga mean in England?

Kanga. Slang for a prison officer (kangaroo = screw). The word, is widely used in every prison in the country by cons.

Why is Eric Love in jail?

The unsociable and brutal nineteen year old Eric Love is transferred from a young offender institution to an adult prison because of his violence. On the arrival, the voluntary therapist Oliver Baumer invites Eric to participate in his group of therapy.

What crime did Eric Love commit?

The defendant, Eric Love, appeals from his conviction and sentence entered after a jury found him guilty of aiding and abetting two persons to knowingly possess cocaine base with the intent to distribute in violation of 18 U.S.C.

What was Eric’s son in jail for in time?

We find out that Jackson had been blackmailing prison guard Eric McNally (Stephen Graham) into smuggling drugs and other contraband into the prison. Eric is caught smuggling in the last episode, and confessed, explaining that he did what he did in order to protect his son, an inmate at another prison.

Why is starred up Rated R?

The movie is extremely hard and unflinchingly realistic, with matter-of-fact violence and full-frontal male nudity.

Who wrote starred up?

Jonathan Asser
Starred Up/Screenplay

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