About the film
prison airport 1970s drug smuggling attempt to escape court based on true story escape lawyer torture hashish brutality masturbation istanbul, turkey
Release Date: August 31, 1978
|Slogan||:||«Walk into the incredible true experience of Billy Hayes, and bring all the courage you can!»|
|Production Companies||:||Columbia Pictures, Casablanca Filmworks|
|Producers||:||Peter Guber, Alan Marshall, David Puttnam, Garth Thomas, Richard Green|
|Writers||:||Oliver Stone, William Hoffer, William Hoffer, Billy Hayes, Billy Hayes|
Billy Hayes is caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express".