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The film had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2017. See more »
In an early fight, Billy's left ear is injured (outside near top cut open) and after is shown being sown together by Thai inmate: latter shots showing same ear have no sign of such / healing / scar or (probable) likes injury: of note, when the real B. Moore turns up as a visitor (as his own father) at the end, it is clear that his (real Billy) left ear (outside top) is missing. See more »
Great photography, very good direction, good editing. If you were to watch this movie without knowing it is inspired to a portion of life of someone, you could think it is a sort of visually satisfying mockumentary about Thailandese prisons. Joe Cole does a great job, but it is not enough to save the movie from itself: too tight, too monotonous, too didactic. Just like the prison it portrays. Cole is left alone, in isolation, trying to portray Billy Moore. But the writing keeps everything two-dimensional: a lot of things happen during the movie, but somehow they pass Billy and us by.
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