A young man who was sentenced to seven years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
A man who was supposed to only serve seven years in jail for robbery ends up spending three decades in solitary confinement and is left alone with his thoughts and alter-ego, Charles Bronson.
The film is based on one of the United Kingdom's most dangerous criminals, Michael Gordon Peterson. Nicolas Winding Refn wrote and directed the film.