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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.

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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... ]

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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