Borstal Boy makes U.S. television premiere on Sundance Channel

The acclaimed Irish import Borstal Boy, starring Shawn Hatosy as novelist-playwright Brendan Behan, will have its U.S. television premiere on the Sundance Channel on Friday, April 9, at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific. (Check local listings.) The film examines the teenage Behan's four-year stint in a reform school, where he discovers his love of literature as well his affections for both genders. Danny Dyer (as a gay sailor) and Michael York also star. For more information, visit

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