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Michael Inside (2017)Michael Inside (2017)

Michael Inside (2017)

An Irish prison drama about the trauma of incarceration

Drama

7.0

movie

Ireland

English

2017

Frank Berry

Ally Ni Chiarain, Dafhyd Flynn, Frank Berry

96 min

Synopsis

An 18-year-old man, living on a Dublin housing estate with his grandfather, is caught holding drugs for his friend's older brother and sentenced to 3 months in prison.

Our Take

7.0
Staff

With his dad in jail and mom lost to a drug overdose, Michael lives a lonely life with his grandpa in Dublin.

A minor drug bust sends him to jail for three months and implicates his grand-father with a gang.

Michael Inside uses this brief period of incarceration to offer commentary on the Irish underclass, both inside prisons and out. It’s a tough watch that aims for realism and doesn’t miss.

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