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The Work 

Released on Friday 8th September 

In a California jail, group therapy sessions for maximum-security inmates have been running since the early 2000s. Now these anger-purging courses have opened up to curious outsiders. Directors Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous confine the action of their award-winning documentary largely to one room and one course, with the prisoners working intensively with incomers. Be prepared for sound, fury and action: the cameras surge and settle. There’s always a suspicion with filmed therapy that the subjects are grandstanding but it’s…

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