Set in an American inner-city high school, the action revolves around a groups of students who find themselves unwilling hostage takers. Their hostage is a cop, and soon, the school is surrounded and they face a tense stand-off situation. Each of the kids has his own reasons for being there, and the SWAT teams move in as the police negotiator fails to deliver on their ulimately reasonable demands...
99 minutes, No persons under 16 (Language, Violence)
Ian Douglas: The American critics were not particularly impressed with this, I thought it was at least average, perhaps just a trifle over, as a modern teen drama. In some ways it is a ''Breakfast Club'' for the new millenium. The kids find themselves in a situation they have no idea how to handle, and just want to go home quietly, but the wall of police outside force them into trying to behave as TV has educated them how baddies behave.