R - Hit First, Hit Hardest

26/08/2011  |  96 min
Rated 18 by the BBFC

Synopsis

A young con has to learn the ropes quickly in this hard-hitting prison drama from Danish director Tobias Lindholm. Beginning his sentence in one of Denmark's toughest prisons, headstrong Rune (Pilou Asbæk), tries to keep a low profile from the hardcore prisoners on his wing. But despite his best efforts, it's not long before he realises he needs protection, and joins one of the gangs vying for supremacy. Befriending Muslim prisoner Rashid (Dulfi al-Jabouri) along the way, Rune soon sets about learning the ins and outs of prison life. But just when he thinks he can make the system work to his advantage, he is taught a lesson he won't forget...

Contains strong violence and brief strong sexual images
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