Screen entertainment invites you to Bangkok Hell this February
Arriving on February 24th from Screen Entertainment is the Region 2 DVD release of Bangkok Hell, a Thai prison drama that will retail at £19.99. The press release explains more...
What Really Goes on Behind the Closed Doors in the Grisly Dark Brutal World of an all male Thai Prison?
The latest release from Screen Entertainment is in the hard hitting tradition of "Midnight Express". "Bangkok Hell" is a powerful and exciting thrilling tale of brutality, betrayal and redemption.
Tag Line: Once They Lock You In There's Only One Way Out
Enter the dark world of men behind bars through the eyes of one prisoner - who fears injustice both inside and out prison.
Ray's life is turned upside down when he is jailed for the accidental vehicular homicide. Life behind bars is bitter and violent. Overcrowding, male rape, drugs are the order of the day. When the warden offers him a way out from this daily torment .He does his job well but he soon begins to realise that many of those incarcerated are innocent or victims of bad circumstances - but what can he do to help and how much danger is he placing himself in...
Trivia Note: In Thailand the film was released under the title "Nor Chor / The Prisoners"
"Bangkok Hell" is available nationwide on DVD (SDVD1010) from 24th February 2003.
Directed by Manop Janjarasskul
Starring Chalath Ma-songkhla, Pornchai Hongratt Anaporn, Sahat Chai Chumrum, Theerawat Mulvilai and Kasama Musikul.
Running Time: 100 minutes
Country of Production: Thailand
Category: Prison Drama
DVD Extras: Behind the Scenes Featurette; Theatrical Trailer; Image Gallery
For some more insight to the film you should check out the official UK Bangkok Hell website that includes stills from the movie and an interview with one of the actors.