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Cruel and Unusual

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Synopsis

The story of three men who have spent longer in solitary confinement than any other prisoners in the US because of the murder of a prison guard in 1972 at Angola, the Louisiana state penitentiary. Robert King, Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox were convicted by bribed and blind eye witnesses and with no physical evidence. Targeted as members of the Black Panther party the film follows their struggle against the miscarriage of justice and their cruel and unusual treatment. Known as the 'Angola 3', their story culminated in 2016 with the release of Albert Woodfox after 43 years in solitary confinement.

Details

Type of film
Features
Running Time
102 mins
Director
Vadim Jean
Producer
Paul Brooks, Vadim Jean, Claudia Morris, Ian Sharples
Editor
David Charap
Director of Photography
Michael Fox, Adam Stone
Music
David Buckley

Production Company

The Mob Film Company
Church House
29 Great Smith Street
London
SW1P 3BL
+44 (0)20 7580 8142
mail@mobfilm.com
http://www.mobfilm.com

Sales
Company

Content Media Corp
19 Heddon Street
London
W1B 4BG
+44 (0)20 7851 6500
london@contentmediacorp.com
http://www.contentmediacorp.com