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Midnight Express (1978)this is one of the most powerful prison films I have ever seen ....the script was written by a very young Oliver Stone who would go on to become the director we all know.

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from The Daily Beast

The Unbelievable (True) Story of the World’s Most Infamous Hash Smuggler

Midnight Express is a harrowing tale of a naïve American caught in a nightmare of his own making thousands of miles from his home. Billy Hayes (Brad Davis) is an American tourist visiting Turkey with his girlfriend Susan (Irene Miracle) when he's caught

from the Guardian

Stone sorry for Midnight Express

Midnight Express, although "based on a true story", Oliver Stone's screenplay took many liberties with Billy Hayes' account of his experience and is harshly racist in its depiction of Turkish people. Having said this, it is worth watching for Brad Davis' exceptional performance, one of the all-time great Oscar snubs.

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