Midnight Express1978

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Midnight Express
Directed by:
Alan Parker

Starring Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, Bo Hopkins, Paolo Bonacelli, Randy Quaid and Norbert Weisser, "Midnight Express" (also known as "12 Uhr nachts", "Fuga di mezzanotte", "12 Uhr nachts - Midnight Express") is a Biography/Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Alan Parker, and written by Oliver Stone (screenplay), released in the USA on October 06 of 1978.

Busted for drugs and condemned to the nightmarish hell of a Turkish prison, there was only one escape [Australia Theatrical]

Who is the director of "Midnight Express":

Midnight Express was directed by Alan Parker, an English director, writer, actor, composer, and producer.

After directing Midnight Express, Alan Parker directed Fame, released in 1980, Shoot the Moon (1982), Pink Floyd The Wall (1982), Birdy (1984), Angel Heart (1987), and Mississippi Burning (1988).

What was the release date of "Midnight Express":

Midnight Express was first released in the United States on Friday, October 06, 1978. Also released on this day were Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? (dir. Ted Kotcheff) and Death on the Nile (dir. John Guillermin). This was forty (40) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, September 20, 1978 in Canada; Wednesday, September 13, 1978 in France; Saturday, September 29, 1979 in Germany; November, 1978 in Italy; Thursday, December 07, 1978 in Australia and on Saturday, October 28, 1978 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "Midnight Express":

At the casting of Midnight Express we find Brad Davis, previously seen in Eat My Dust (1976); Irene Miracle (L' Ultimo treno della notte (1975)); Bo Hopkins (Tentacoli (1977), A Small Town in Texas (1976)) [ more... ]

  • Bo Hopkins and Franco Diogene have both also be seen in Tentacoli, released in 1977.

What is the Storyline of "Midnight Express":

On October 6, 1970, after a stay in Istanbul, a US citizen named Billy Hayes is arrested by Turkish police, on high alert due to fear of terrorist attacks, as he is about to fly out of the country with his girlfriend. After being found with several bricks of hashish taped to his body ? about two kilograms in total ? he is arrested. After a while, a shadowy American arrives. He translates for Billy. The police ask where Billy bought the hash. Billy tells them that he bought it from a cab driver and offers to [...]

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