Prisoner or patient

United Kingdom, 1983

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The debate continues: are those guilty of grotesque crimes mentally disturbed or just evil? Should they be locked up and punished, or treated for illness? This documentary examines what happens to thousands of inadequate and sick offenders. It shows how the system works in Britain from courtroom to institution.

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BBC-TV

director

Hilary Henson

Duration

00:50:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1983

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