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A Prayer Before Dawn
Archived: A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)

director: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire

composer: Nicolas Becker
With: Joe Cole, Vithaya Pansringarm, a.o.

duration: 116 minutes
Action, Crime

Gala Premières and special events

The true story of Billy Moore, a British junkie-turned-fighter who was sent to one of Thailand's harshest prisons. "At once exhausting and astonishing, this adaptation of Moore's prison memoir is a big, bleeding feat of extreme cinema, given elevating human dimension by rising star Joe Cole's ferociously physical lead performance." (Variety)


director: Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire
composer: Nicolas Becker
producer: Sol Papadopoulos, Rita Dagher , Roy Boulter, Nicholas Simon
screenplay: Jonathan Hirschbein & Nick Saltrese
Editor: Marc Boucrot
Cinematography: David Ungaro

production company: Senorita Films

More info

dialogue: English, Thai
subtitles: Dutch/Fr subt.
country: France - United Kingdom
year: 2017


JEAN-STÉPHANE SAUVAIRE (1968): La mule (2000, short), A Dios (2001, short), Carlitos Medellin (2004), Matalo! (2005, short), Johnny Mad Dog (2008), A Prayer Before Dawn (2017).

Technical Specs

format: DCP
frame: 1:2,35


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