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UW Cinematheque - Joan Micklin Silver

On The Yard | USA | 1978 | DCP | 102 min. Director: Raphael Silver

Event Details

Date
Friday, October 1, 2021
Time
7 p.m.
Location
4070 Vilas Hall
Description
Cast: John Heard, Lane Smith, Thomas G. Waites
In this adaptation of a book by ex-con Malcolm Braly, a convicted murderer (Heard) takes cigarettes on credit from another top-dog inmate (Waites), but finds himself in trouble when he can’t pay back in time. Meanwhile, other prisoners collude with guards, fight for their release, or secretly plan their escape in this multi-character big house drama.
Cost
Free

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