Dramatisation of Harold Morris's book based on his own life as a racist who is falsely imprisoned, but turns his life around, becoming friends with a black man and winning an humanitarian award.
They entered prison as enemies. Now only friendship WILL KEEP THEM ALIVE
Did You Know?
The movie was filmed at Lee Arrendale Correctional Facility in Alto, Georgia. This facility was also used to film the prison scenes in the movie My Cousin Vinny
(1992). See more
In the beginning of the movie, a convict wearing a fedora hat (played by Earl Maddox), is plainly seen boarding the bus on the way to prison. Upon arriving at the prison, he is the first convict the exit the bus. He is not seen in the next scene when all of the other convicts enter the door to the prison, or in any other scene in the movie. See more