Herb’s life is a mess. He can’t hold down a job, can’t talk to his son, has a neighbour who won’t shut up and a diet that consists mainly of cheap beer and mushy peas. It’s no way to live and he knows it.
Then he learns from a TV news report that Danish prisoners have it way better than he does: a job, easily accessible healthcare, the quiet of the countryside, even an HDTV. They’re practically living in hotels.
He says goodbye (and good riddance) to his dingy flat and smuggles himself to Denmark aboard a cargo ship, landing in a quaint town with everything he needs - including a bank to rob. But when he meets a friendly local barmaid and a lovable stray dog that won’t leave his side, he begins to wonder if prison really is his only chance of finding a fulfilling life.
- Type of film
- Adrian Shergold
- David Aukin, Kate Crowther, Ed Talfan
- Executive Producer
- Diane Engelhardt, Joe Oppenheimer, Adam Partridge, Hannah Thomas, Michael Wood
- Tania Reddin
- Jeff Murphy
- Director of Photography
- Ulf Brantås
- Principal Cast
- Rafe Spall, Steve Speirs, Simone Lykke, Thomas W. Gabrielsson, Benedikte Hansen
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Last updated 25th March 2019