Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.
emotional, bleak, serious, dramatic, factual, realistic, gloomy, intense, rough, brutal ...
prison, alcatraz, courtroom, lawyer, murder, fighting the system, torture, male nudity, dedicated lawyer, corruption, mentor, justice, prison life, brutality, insanity, righting the wronged, police investigation, court, vengeance, prison escape, manipulation, courtroom drama, redemption, greed, friendship ...
1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1940s, year 1941, year 1938
california, usa, san francisco, dungeon