* × Change Settings

We are using cookies to provide statistics that help us give you the best experience of out site, You can find out more or switch them off if you prefer. However, by continuing to use this site without changing settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

A Second Chance

Unrated

UK Cinema Release Date

Thursday 19th September 2019

Estimated UK DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date

December 2019-March 2020
?
A Second Chance poster
Suitable for 12 years and over.
Current Status:released

Next Showing:

None. Last shown in UK cinemas on 26th November 2019.
Use our reminder system to get a e-mail when A Second Chance is next showing in a UK cinema near you.

Directed by:

Genre:

Documentary

Language:

English

Runtime:

2 hours (approx.)

Movie Synopsis:

A Second Chance is a campaigning feature-length documentary that casts a spotlight onto one of the most marginalised groups in today's society: Former prisoners.

Over 90,000 people are currently in UK prisons. Almost two thirds of those released are convicted of another crime within 12 months if they fail to find work - 50 per cent more than those who do find a job. And yet the vast majority of employers openly admit they will not employ an ex-offender.

A Second Chance confronts stereotypes and public perceptions by presenting both serving and ex-prisoners as real people with real problems. We meet inmate Tracey, horrifically abused as a child, she was brought up by the care system and has faced violence throughout her life. And David, playboy drug-dealer and part-time DJ, serving his third prison sentence. Both are on the cusp of release, and both have a unique opportunity to enter Timpson's pioneering prison training programme that offers genuine employment at the point of release.

This is a film about hope. It is about the transformative power of work for those that genuinely want to change, and how employment can dramatically reduce the rate of reoffending for society as a whole.

Use our reminder system to get an e-mail alert when A Second Chance is showing in a UK cinema near you.

Reviews

Click here to review/comment on A Second Chance.

Recommendations

Please note that although the UK cinema release date schedule on FilmDates.co.uk is updated regularly, a release date can change at very short notice. Usually the closer a film is to its release date, the less likely its release date (and any other information) will change.
FilmDates.co.uk is also not responsible for the content of any external website. The links are provided "as is" with no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within them.



Last update was at 07:22 13th December 2019