King of Devil's Island in October
Arrow Films have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray release of King of Devil's Island on 29 October 2012. This Scandinavian thriller set in 1915 and based on a true story invites you to enter the unsettling world of a group of young delinquents banished to the remote prison of Bastøy. Under the guise of rehabilitation, the boys’ daily regime is dictated by mental and physical abuse at the hands of their wardens. Thearrival of new boys Erling (Benjamin Helstad) and Ivar (Magnus Langlete) sparks a chain of events that ultimately ignite rebellion. King of Devil’s Island explores a sinister moment in Norwegian history that won’t be forgotten.
Stellan Skarsgard also stars as governor of the institute.
The film is presented in Norwegian with English subtitles. There are no listed extras.