WHO’S IN IT?
Joe Cole (Green Room), Vithaya Pansringarm (Only God Forgives), Panya Yimmumphai (film debut), Somluck Kamsing (Born to Fight), Sura Sirmalai (film debut), Pornchanok Mabklang (film debut), Sakda Niamhom (film debut), Chaloemporn Sawatsuk (film debut), Komsan Polsan (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire (Johnny Mad Dog), director; Jonathan Hirschbein (Road to Paloma) and Nick Saltrese (film debut), writer; Roy Boulter (Sunset Song), Rita Dagher (Soy Nero), Sol Papadopoulos (A Quiet Passion) and Nicholas Simon (Rx), producers; Nicolas Becker (All the Fine Promises), composer; David Ungaro (Pieces of Me), cinematographer; Marc Boucrot (Enter the Void), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Billy Moore (Cole), a young English boxer, is incarcerated for three years in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. Quickly thrown into the world of drugs and merciless gang violence, Moore struggles to survive until he is allowed by the prison authorities to compete in the Muay Thai boxing tournaments, which he takes on in an attempt to not only survive, but also redeem himself…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
The harrowing true story of Billy Moore, the boxer who wound up in extraordinarily harsh prison environments over in Thailand, is retold with the grit and grime you would expect in a dark story like this.