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A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)

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The true story of an English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand's most notorious prisons as he fights in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.

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Jonathan Hirschbein (screenplay), Nick Saltrese (screenwriter)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Joe Cole ... Billy Moore
Pornchanok Mabklang Pornchanok Mabklang ... Fame
Vithaya Pansringarm ... Officer Preecha
Panya Yimmumphai ... Keng
Billy Moore Billy Moore ... Billy Moore's Father
Nicolas Shake ... Doctor
Sonephet Inthisome Sonephet Inthisome ... Tiffany
Sura Sirmalai Sura Sirmalai ... Chanachol
Rex Basbas Rex Basbas ... Lady Boy
Somlock Kamsing Somlock Kamsing ... Trainer
Russel Galupo Russel Galupo ... Lady Boy
Chaloemporn Sawatsuk Chaloemporn Sawatsuk ... M
Sakda Niamhom Sakda Niamhom ... Saiyok
Komsan Polsan Komsan Polsan ... Patumsuk
Nichakran Nabumrung Nichakran Nabumrung ... Gogo Girl
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Billy Moore, an English boxer, down on his luck, addicted to Ya Ba, and stuck in Thailand, ends up getting arrested and sent to Chiang Mai Prison, where he struggles to survive and eventually ends up fighting in Muay Tai boxing tournaments. Written by Gabe Hernandez

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Fight Your Way Out See more »


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Rated R for strong violence including a brutal rape sequence, drug use and language throughout, some sexual content and nudity | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

UK | France | China | Cambodia | USA

Language:

English | Thai

Release Date:

10 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Prayer Before Dawn See more »

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2.35 : 1
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The film had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival on May 19, 2017. See more »

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Subaquatic
Performed by Scott Morgan as Loscil
Composed by Scott Morgan
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Stunning
5 August 2018 | by moraliskgodSee all my reviews

It didnt felt like a movie, it felt like real life and a hidden camera that records everything.. It's one of those films you forget you're watching a film, it sucks you totally in as you become one with the characters and events played on the screen.

Simply an amazing masterpiece! Go watch it!


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