About the film
prison drug smuggle attempt to escape escape lawyer torture brutality masturbation
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".