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"A Sense of Freedom" is a 1979 Scottish crime film directed by John Mackenzie for Scottish Television. The film starred David Hayman and featured Hector Nicol and Fulton Mackay. It is based on the autobiography of Glasgow gangster Jimmy Boyle, who was reputed to be Scotland's most violent man. Due to non-co-operation by the Scottish Prison Service in allowing a film crew access to their property, Hayman's scenes in prison were filmed in Dublin's Kilmainham Jail.
- country: United Kingdom
- language: English Language
- producer: Jeremy Isaacs
- production design by Geoff Nixon
- written by Peter McDougall
- based on a story by Jimmy Boyle
- David Hayman as Jimmy Boyle
- Jake D'Arcy as Robbie
- Sean Scanlan as Jackie
- Alex Norton as Malkie
- John Murtagh as Piper
- Roy Hanlon as Chief Officer
- Martin Black as Bobbie Dugan
- Fulton Mackay as Inspector Davidson
- Hector Nicol as Uncle Jody
- Bill Barclay as Bill
- Alexander West as Ben
- Lesley Mackie as Malkie's Wife
- Frank Welshman as Barman
- Kate Gardiner as Boyle's Mother
- Jan Wilson as Mrs. Docherty
- cinematography by Chris Menges
- edited by Alan Macmillan
- music by Rory Gallagher, Frankie Miller
- costume design by Tudor George
- genres: Docudrama, Thriller, Crime Fiction, Biographical film, Prison film, Drama
- subject: Prison
- released in (36 years ago)
- award: - British Academy Television Award for Best Single Play nomination for John Mackenzie
"A sense of freedom" is a book by Jimmy Boyle.
"A Sense of Freedom" is a musical album of The Wolfe Tones.
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A dictionary of arts, sciences and literature; to which is added biographies of livings subjects ...
A sense of freedom and relief from long and troublous fears must have been the ruling feeling of the time ; and of the efforts, both intellectual and artistic, which such new-born feelings engendered, history has its examples. Of all the Greeks, ...
Compiled and Revised to Date from the Leading Encyclopedias of the World. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, to which is Added Biographies of Living Subjects, One Hundred Colored Maps and Numerous Illustrations
A sense of freedom and relief from long and troublous fears must have been the ruling feeling of the time; and of the efforts, both intellectual and artistic, which such new-born feelings engendered, history has its examples. Of all the # the ...
The Bedside Dream Dictionary (2007)
by Silvana Amar
A monkey may also represent positive attributes, such as agility, inspiration, a sense of freedom, and a capacity to imitate. In Japan, toys that look like monkeys are given to children ...
The World Book Dictionary (2003)
It is used because it gives people a sense of freedom and boldness, and allows them to poke fun at established institutions and violate language taboos. It is a nonviolent way to rebel against finks, fuddy-duddies, and squares. Humor is often ...
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