Song for a Raggy Boy

Song for a Raggy Boy

In 1939, Franklin is appointed to St Jude's Reformatory School as the only lay teacher amongst the Christian Brothers. He tries to build up a relationship based on trust with the boys, who are used to the verbal and physical abuse doled out by the Brothers. However the consequences of his actions are disastrous, and Franklin is forced to decide whether to abandon the school and follow his idealistic principals or stay with the boys and work within the violently conservative system.

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  • Subotica Entertainment