Midnight Express Blu Ray

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Brad Davis (The Player) and John Hurt (Alien) star in this riveting true story of a young American's nightmarish experiences in a Turkish prison and his unforgettable journey to freedom.Busted for attempting to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul American college student Billy Hayes (Davies) is thrown into the city's most brutal jail. After suffering through four years of sadistic torture and inhuman conditions Billy is about to be released when his parole is denied. Only his inner courage and the support of a fellow inmate (Hurt) give him the strength to catch the Midnight... Express (prison code for escape). [show more]

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Released
13 July 2009
Directors
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Format
Blu Ray 
Publisher
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 
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Runtime
121 minutes 
Features
PAL 
Barcode
5050629000610 
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Please note this is a region B Blu-ray and will require a region B or region free Blu-ray player in order to play. Brad Davis (The Player) and John Hurt (Alien) star in this riveting true story of a young American's nightmarish experiences in a Turkish prison and his unforgettable journey to freedom. Busted for attempting to smuggle hashish out of Istanbul, American college student Billy Hayes (Davies) is thrown into the city's most brutal jail. After suffering through four years of sadistic torture and inhuman conditions, Billy is about to be released when his parole is denied. Only his inner courage and the support of a fellow inmate (Hurt) give him the strength to catch the Midnight Express (prison code for escape).

Alan Parker directs this prison drama based on the autobiographical novel by Billy Hayes. The film follows Hayes (Brad Davis)'s journey as an American student in 1970's Turkey. While trying to leave the country Hayes is caught smuggling four pounds of hashish and finds himself facing the prospect of several years in a Turkish prison. While his family at home attempt to have him freed, he undergoes hellish experiences in jail.

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