Articles Posted in the " prison drama " Category

  • Stone

    Edward Norton and Robert De Niro are the main draw for this prison drama, which otherwise paints a confused picture of the thin line between law man and law breaker which never quite hits its mark.

  • Cell 211

    What would you do if you woke up in a cell during violent riots on your first day as a prison official? This is the terrifying premise behind Daniel Monz√≥n’s prison drama, Cell 211. With fine perfomances from Alberto Ammann as the quick thinking official, and Luis Tosar as the menacing ‘Malamadre’, or ‘Badass’, little wonder that the Spanish thriller picked up eight Goya awards.

  • Dog Pound

    Dog Pound details the lives of Davis, Angel and Butch as they try unsuccessfully to stay out of trouble in a Montana detention facility. Director Kim Shapiron addresses gang violence, corrupt prison guards and rape in this brutal drama, which contains haunting moments in spite of the ubiquitous nature of the genre.