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A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN (2017)

A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN <span>(2017)</span> artwork

A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN (2017)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 112

Release dates 24/09/2018, 23/07/2018, 20/07/2018

Ratings Info sexual violence, strong bloody violence, drug misuse

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire

Cast includes Joe Cole, Vithaya Pansringarm, Panya Yimmumphai, Nicolas Shake, Sura Sirmalai, Pornchanok Mabklang

Summary A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN is a drama, based on the a story, in which a British boxer serves time in a Thai prison.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 10/07/2018

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN is a drama, based on a true story, in which a British boxer serves time in a Thai prison. This version of the film is followed by an interview with Billy Moore, on whose experiences the film is based.

Violence

A prisoner is forced to watch as another inmate is restrained and raped repeatedly by other inmates.

There is also strong non sexual violence, much of which occurs during bouts of Muay Thai boxing. There is also injury detail in the aftermath of a suicide attempt.

Drugs

There are scenes of drug misuse, including the smoking of heroin, which is portrayed as desperate and dangerous.

There is also strong language ('f**k') and a scene of strong sex which includes breast nudity. The interview with Billy Moore contains references to drug misuse, domestic violence and suicide.

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Details

Title
A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN
Year
2017
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Altitude Film Distribution
Classified date(s)
20/07/2018
Main language
English
Other languages
English
BBFC reference
AZF362204

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