The Heist

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The Heist

prison protest

The Heist

Release Date: August 05, 1976

Year    :   1976
Slogan    :   «A prison system that does not regenerate, it degenerates.»
Genres    :   Crime, Drama
Production Companies    :   Conacite Uno
Director    :   Felipe Cazals
Producers    :   
Writers    :   José Revueltas, José Revueltas, José Agustín
RunTime    :   83 mins.

In Mexico City's infamous Lecumberri prison, three drug-addicted convicts celebrate getting drugs from one of their the mothers. They are found out and locked up in the "apando," the dreaded punishment cell. Protests over the treatment of those held in the cell lead to a bloody confrontation.

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