#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Eric Love is a 19 year old teenager who is so violent he has been ‘Starred Up’ (Moved to Adult prison) where he finds his father Neville who Eric hasn’t seen since he was 5 (since he was put into care). Neville tries to get Eric to settle down, so Eric gets a chance to go through therapy with Oliver.
Plot: 19-year-old Eric, arrogant and ultra-violent, is prematurely transferred to the same adult prison facility as his estranged father. As his explosive temper quickly finds him enemies in both prison authorities and fellow inmates — and his already volatile relationship with his father is pushed past breaking point — Eric is approached by a volunteer psychotherapist, who runs an anger management group for prisoners. Torn between gang politics, prison corruption, and a glimmer of something better, Eric finds himself in a fight for his own life, unsure if his own father is there to protect him or join in punishing him.
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The brutality of prison life
Having loved David Mackenzie’s latest film 2016’s ‘Hell or High Water’ and being recommended another critically acclaimed film ‘Starred Up’, via reviews for ‘Hell or High Water’ praising some of Mackenzie’s previous work, ‘Starred Up’ fascinated me from the get go and didn’t disappoint.
It is a near-instant classic, though its hard-hitting and brutally violent nature won’t appeal to everybody, and British prison drama doesn’t get much better than ‘Starred Up’. What seems familiar, and it doesn’t exactly tread new ground, avoids being clichéd. To me, the only thing that doesn’t quite work is that some of the prison justice elements is a little overcooked. Otherwise, ‘Starred Up’ is terrific.
‘Starred Up’ looks stylish and enhances the setting’s realistic queasiness and toughness. The music is suitably haunting, without overdoing or underplaying it.
Mackenzie directs with darkly compelling realism and plays a large part in making the father-son relationship so gripping and dynamic, creating an environment so dehumanising and harrowing and delving into the film’s sociological tone.
The script is taut, sharp and smart, authentic in its abrasiveness yet with welcome and never misplaced humour and never forced pathos. And life in prison has rarely been depicted with the amount of clarity shown here. The storytelling really hits hard in a gritty and unashamedly uncompromising fashion, develops the remarkably complex characters beautifully and never holds back or take any prisoners, while bleak and violent it’s effective in showing prison life’s brutality and never trivialising it.
Jack O’Connell’s anti-hero is tragically troubled while showing sympathetic and powerful sides, seamlessly commanding the screen in a powerhouse lead performance. His performance is matched brilliantly by the coldly intense one of Ben Mendelssohn. Their complex characters and dynamic chemistry dominate the film and outstandingly. Rupert Friend is just as strong.
Overall, not quite perfect but absolutely wonderful. Just know what you’re letting yourself in for. 9/10 Bethany Cox
This movie is great!! Jack O’Connell is an amazing actor!
I’m not a big fan of prison movies but wanted to see this because Jack O’Connell was in it. There might be spoilers – not big ones. Jack O’Connell’s performance was amazing. Even a friend of mine who hated him in “Tower Block” agreed. Aside from some normal prison behavior that’s to be expected, Rupert Friend’s character, Baumer, runs an anger management group. I really liked the way Baumer stood up for Eric (O’Connell) and gave him a chance to help himself. There’s a lot of tension in the prison, considering Eric’s father, Neville, had been there for years already and seems to be second in charge among the prisoners. Neville is jealous of how Eric was able to gets along with a few other inmates so fast without his help.
Only a few minutes into the movie and action starts. I don’t know how anyone could have been bored. It has a really good storyline included in the prison theme. I couldn’t wait to see what was going to happen. I’ve watched it almost 5 times already (and not because of the nudity).
One of the best parts is near the beginning, when the warden asks Eric if he would agree to going to the anger group and his response is the best! It shows how smart he is. One line is similar to, ‘if everyone gets a chance to reform, you’ll be out of a job’. I liked that because it’s so true.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 46 min (106 min)
Rated Not Rated
Genre Crime, Drama
Director David Mackenzie
Writer Jonathan Asser
Actors Jack O’Connell, Gilly Gilchrist, Frederick Schmidt, Edna Caskey
Awards 17 wins & 22 nominations.
Production Company Sigma, Lipsync Productions, Film4, Quickfire Films, Creative Scotland, Northern Ireland Screen
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Laboratory Lip Sync Post (digital intermediate)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format N/A
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format N/A