Released in the USA on March 04 of 1988, "Prison" (also known as "Prison - Rückkehr aus der Hölle") is a Horror/Drama film directed by Renny Harlin, and written by C. Courtney Joyner . Viggo Mortensen is starring, alongside Chelsea Field, Lane Smith, Lincoln Kilpatrick, Tom Everett and Ivan Kane.
In 1956, Charles Forsyth was sent to the electric chair. Now he's back...
Who is the director of "Prison":
Prison was directed by Renny Harlin, a Finnish director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before making Prison, Renny Harlin had directed Born American, released in 1986. Since, he directed A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, released in 1988, The Adventures of Ford Fairlane (1990), Cliffhanger (1993), Cutthroat Island (1995), Deep Blue Sea (1999), and Driven (2001).
When was "Prison" released:
Prison was initally released in the United States on Friday, March 04, 1988. Also released on this day were L' Ingorgo - Una storia impossibile (dir. Luigi Comencini), Pulse (dir. Paul Golding), Moving (dir. Alan Metter), and Switching Channels (dir. Ted Kotcheff). This was thirty-one (31) years ago.
Who is at the casting of "Prison":
At the casting of Prison we find Viggo Mortensen, previously seen in Salvation! (1987); Chelsea Field (Masters of the Universe (1987), Commando (1985)); Lane Smith (Weeds (1987), Native Son (1986)) [ more... ]
- George Wallace and Lane Smith also appeared in Native Son, released in 1986.
- Tom Everett and Viggo Mortensen have both also be seen in Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III, released in 1990.
What is the Storyline of "Prison":
In 1956, inmate Charlie Forsythe swallowed 60,000 volts of electricity for a murder he did not commit.
When Creedmore Prison is reopened after thirty years, it has not been standing empty. Charlie Forsythe is back - still charged with electric heat. Waiting for Eaton Sharpe (Lane Smith) - the man who stood by as Forsythe rode the electric chair.
Forsythe quickly makes up for lost time as his vengeance rises to a fever pitch of violent fury. Burke (Viggo Mortensen) and the other inmates soon [...]
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