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A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN [Includes bonus content]

A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN <span>[Includes bonus content]</span> artwork

A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN [Includes bonus content]

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 141m 53s

Release date 23/07/2018

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 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.

Cut This work was passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for adults icon18

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 13/07/2018

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.

Details

Title
A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN
Title Information
Includes bonus content
Year
2018
Distributor(s)
Altitude Film Distribution
Classified date(s)
20/07/2018
Main language
English
Submitted run time
141m 53s
Approved footage
2275+8
BBFC reference
BFF362204
Registration number
CFJ45239
Remarks
Includes bonus content

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