Arrested in 1970 after trying to smuggle two kilos of hash out of Turkey, American student Billy Hayes faces a nightmare 30-year jail sentence. The young man's harsh recollections form the basis for this chilling tale of survival.
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- Alan Parker
- This movie is
- DVD and Blu-ray
- 1979 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
- Best Motion Picture (Drama)
- Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
- Top 100 Thrills nominee
RAdult content, graphic language, nudity and violence
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Pan-and-Scan 1.33:1Subtitles
French, EnglishClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 5.1, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; director's commentary; behind-the-scenes featurette; making-of featurette; photo gallery.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it