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H.M.P. is a compelling and humane recruitment film made for the prison services and the COI. It is directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker John Krish.
Government sponsored film 1976 55 mins Not rated
Director: John Krish
H.M.P. is a compelling and humane recruitment film, made for the prison services and the COI, which follows 3 new prison guard recruits as they are toured round the different branches of the service. Directed by acclaimed documentary filmmaker John Krish, the film offers an in-depth look at the functioning of prisons and the ethics of crime and punishment.
This government film is a public record, preserved and presented by the BFI National Archive on behalf of The National Archives, home to more than 1,000 years of British history.
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