Shackles (2005)

R  |  Video  |   |  Drama  |  20 September 2005 (USA)
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An aspiring teacher (Hughley) takes the one job he's offered, a position at a school inside a prison.



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An aspiring teacher (Hughley) takes the one job he's offered, a position at a school inside a prison.

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Rated R for violence, pervasive language, some nudity and drug content | See all certifications »

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Jose Pablo Cantillo was SenSational! He is at home on the silver screen.
18 October 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My family and I were very impressed! Shackles is a very interesting movie,we were all at the edge of out seats~awaiting the outcomes.

Jose Pablo Cantillo was sensational! I have seen him in several television performances, but he is definitely at home on 'The Silver Screen'! I thought the Poetry Slam's were really neat and Gabriel(Jose Cantillo) gave an amazing performance. He demanded the audience's attention and kept it! My family and I hope to see much more of Jose Cantillo in the future.

I suggest that everyone watches Shackles, you will not be disappointed. I liked it so much that I purchased it on DVD. The movie was well-written, wonderfully produced, and the cast performed very well together. I commend all of you. Best wishes for the future!

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