A man who spent his formative years in prison for murder is released, and struggles to adjust to the outside world and escape his lurid past. He gets involved with a cheap dancehall girl, and when her protector is accidentally killed, they go on the lam together, getting jobs as farm labourers. But some fellow workers get wise to them.
They take their lives in their hands... when they take each other in their arms!
Did You Know?
The $222.35 Bill receives from the warden at the beginning of the picture would equate to $2,158 in 2017. See more
When Bill and Cay are fleeing to Easton, Pennsylvania in her brother's car, a shot of the car's dash shows the speedometer at about 55 mph, but all of the other gauges - temperature, fuel, oil, and amps - are as if the car is turned off. See more
Nobody'll ever put me in a stinking cage again.
That's up to you son. It's not going to be easy. The average person outside won't accept you, Bill. Won't hire you. Won't trust you. You won't even have a vote.
[Looking at the clock
You're talking on my time, warden. It's 8 am.
And for your own good. Good luck.
References Paris Calling
A Little on the Lonely Side
Written by Frank Weldon
, Richard Robertson
and James Cavanaugh
Played by the band at Play Land See more