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Birth of a Nation

1983
1h 19m
Drama
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Cast

Jim Broadbent (Geoff Figg)Robert Stephens (Vic Griffiths)Bruce Myers (Twentyman)Richard Butler (Mr. Griff)Fred Pearson (Mr. Hodgeson)Peggy Ann Clifford (Miss Martlett)William Hoyland (Mr. James)Bruce Payne (Barratt)Kay Stonham (Miss Denton)Ray Mort (Whittaker)Terry John (Sergeant Powell)Gillian Davey (Miss Pointer)Suzanna Hamilton (Alison Cooper)Jesse Birdsall (Barry)Kwame Kwei-Armah (Paul)Juanita Waterman (Dawn)Mike Smart (Terry)Robert Stagg (George No. 1)

Director

Mike Newell

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Synopsis

A new teacher at a highly problematic comprehensive school feels that corporal punishment may just be inflaming the problems, and so begins to campaign against it.

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