WATCH THE BRAND NEW TRAILER FOR JEAN STÉPHANE SAUVAIRE’S MASTERFUL CANNES TITLE, BASED ON A REMARKABLE TRUE STORY AND SHOT IN A REAL THAI PRISON
The film, at 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, is being hailed by Variety as “a big, bleeding feat of extreme cinema, given human dimension by Joe Cole’s ferociously physical lead performance”
– NOW EXCLUSIVELY ON DIRECTV AND IN THEATERS AUGUST 10 –
Here’s the trailer:
A Prayer Before Dawn is the remarkable true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. He is quickly thrown into a terrifying world of drugs and gang violence, but when the prison authorities allow him to take part in the Muay Thai boxing tournaments, he realizes this might be his chance to get out. Billy embarks on a relentless, action-packed journey from one savage fight to the next, stopping at nothing to do whatever he must to preserve his life and regain his freedom. Shot in a an actual Thai prison with a cast of primarily real inmates, A Prayer Before Dawn is a visceral, thrilling journey through an unforgettable hell on earth.
Release date is Aug 10th.