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This is the trailer for Dog Pound, directed by Kim Chapiron and starring Adam Butcher, Shane Kippel, Mateo Morales, Lawrence Bayne, Bryan Murphy, Alexander Conti, Tim Turnell and Dewshane Williams. The Enola Vale Correctional Facility. A juvenile detention centre for teenage boys that the system doesn't know what else to do with. The long-term inmates have built a rigid power structure based on fear and the guards use the prisoners to let out their own frustrations. Butch, Davis and Angel are new arrivals. None of them know each other but they all swiftly realise that the odds are stacked against them and that their only hope for getting through their sentences is if they have each others' backs. But friendship will only get them so far when their endurance is stretched to the limit »
- Dan Higgins
Following the poster which was released yesterday for the forthcoming prison drama, Dog Pound, a shiny new UK trailer has been offered up by Optimum, who will distribute the award winning film in the UK.
The trailer gives up a good indication of what to expect, and there’s evidence of some intense performances and the film’s director Kim Chapiron looks to be focusing on the central relationship between a group of inmates before things turn very nasty.
Here’s the trailer,
- Jon Lyus
Synopsis: Three juvenile delinquents arrive at a correctional center and are put under the care of an experienced guard.
The film resembles that of other prison dramas such as Hunger and A Prophet, with the emphasis this time switching to a juvenile prison, giving a astonishing look at how young people deal with the uncompromising standards of prison.
Check out the UK poster below:
Dog Pound will hit UK cinemas on August 27, 2010. »
- Jamie Neish
Typically, walking out of a movie angry isn.t a good sign. Whereas most films that leave a moviegoer livid are just plain old bad films, the rage Dog Pound leaves you with stems from the profound nature of the material and its powerful presentation. Don.t want your kid to end up in juvie? Take them to see Dog Pound. The film opens by introducing us to the main players. There.s Davis (Shane Kippel), a 16-year-old nabbed for drug possession, Angel (Mateo Morales), a 15-year-old convicted of assault and auto theft and Butch (Adam Butcher), a 17-year-old on lockdown for assaulting a correctional officer. Upon handing over their personal items in exchange for their prison garb, the boys are rough and tough, seemingly unconcerned with their current situation. However, it doesn.t take long until they feel the pressure of their keeper, Officer Goodyear (Lawrence Bayne), and the »
4 items from 2010
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