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The Work (2017)

Not Rated | | Documentary | 8 September 2017 (UK)
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Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, three men from the outside participate in a four-day group-therapy retreat with a group of incarcerated men for a real look at the challenges of rehabilitation.

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Jairus McLeary, Gethin Aldous (co-director)
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Brian Nazarof Brian Nazarof ... Self (as Brian)
James McLeary James McLeary ... Self (as James)
Chris Renton Chris Renton ... Self (as Chris)
Robert Staedel Robert Staedel ... Self (as Bob)
Andrew 'Dark Cloud' Molino Andrew 'Dark Cloud' Molino ... Self (as Dark Cloud)
Dante Granville Dante Granville ... Self (as Dante)
Aaron Ortega-Piddington Aaron Ortega-Piddington ... Self (as Aaron)
Richard 'Rick' Misener Richard 'Rick' Misener ... Self (as Rick)
Alvin 'Bud' Wheeler Alvin 'Bud' Wheeler ... Self (as Bud)
Rob Allbee Rob Allbee ... Self (as Rob)
Eldra 'Vegas' III Jackson Eldra 'Vegas' III Jackson ... Self (as Vegas)
Thaddeus Boudreaux Thaddeus Boudreaux ... Self (as Thaddeus)
Charles Tate Jr. Charles Tate Jr. ... Self (as Charles)
Bharataji Joplin Bharataji Joplin ... Self (as Bharataji)
Donald 'Don' Morrison Donald 'Don' Morrison ... Self (as Don)
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Set inside a single room in Folsom Prison, three men from the outside participate in a four-day group-therapy retreat with a group of incarcerated men for a real look at the challenges of rehabilitation.

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The entire crew had to undergo training sessions at Folsom and take part in sensitivity sessions. See more »

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Featured in Docventures: Mies ja tunteet (2018) See more »

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A must see for anyone!!!
15 September 2017 | by hgalperinSee all my reviews

Watching what this group of people go through in 4 days was a unforgettable experience. This group of men provided so much support, so much love. The inmates that participate in this program managed to change their life completely. They became people that I would love to be with and learn from. I just cried all the way through. Each one of the participants carries his wounds, the wounds that drove some of them to violence. Each one of the participating inmates used the time in prison to become a better person. If they can do it we all can do it. This brings so much hope. It is done brilliantly. I admire the outside group of men for the willingness to experience this and fully participate. I wish there were groups like this in all prisons and also for women.


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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,286, 29 October 2017

Gross USA:

$5,853

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$20,554
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