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Silent Scream 1989


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Silent Scream 1989 15

85 mins United Kingdom Director. David Hayman

1963: When Larry Winters violently murders a Soho barman in cold blood he is sentenced to life imprisonment. Within ten years he is addicted to prescription drugs and feared as Scotland's most violent inmate. After being transferred to the experimental Barlinnie Special Unit, Winters finds new and creative ways to express himself, but continues to self-destructively explore drugs as a means to escape the confines of his prison cell.

Based on a true story, with exceptional performances from both Iain Glen (Kingdom of Heaven, Harry Brown) and Robert Carlyle (Trainspotting, The Full Monty), this brutal, mind-bending journey into the damaged mind of a violent killer is as uncompromising as it is unforgettable.

Directed by

David Hayman


Kenneth Glenaan

Andrew Barr

Paul Samson

Iain Glen




Flipside - Cult British Cinema






United Kingdom



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