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A Prayer Before Dawn (2017)

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The true story of an English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand's most notorious prisons as he fights in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.

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The true story of an English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand's most notorious prisons as he fights in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.

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Rated R for strong violence including a brutal rape sequence, drug use and language throughout, some sexual content and nudity
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The real Billy Moore makes an appearance in the film as his own father, who had died of cancer before filming began. See more »

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How about don't break the law and get yourself thrown into Thai Prison?
9 December 2017 | by See all my reviews

Once again another great movie about a delinquent White guy's escapade into Third World Asian poverty. Here's a hint, how about don't get yourself into Thai prison? But hey since he's a white guy, he's allowed to write about his redemptive experience and then have it made into a movie. If Raymond Chow were to write his biography in prison and then someone were to make a movie about him being a misunderstood community organizer rather than bloodthirsty gangster, would that fly in America? No, the director whether, willingly or not, would be directing an Anti- immigrant propaganda piece that'll likely be played over and over again at Alt-Right meetings. Once again, Asia is Asia, it is not the West's playground.


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