Midnight Express (1978)

Biography,Crime,Drama,Thriller | 121 min
IMDB :
7.7/10
7.7

Movie Info

  • Directors :
  • Languages : English,Maltese,French,Turkish
  • Original Title : Midnight Express
  • countries : UK,USA
  • Languages : English,Maltese,French,Turkish
  • Genres : Biography,Crime,Drama,Thriller
  • IMDB Url : (tt0077928)
  • Release Date : 1978-10-06

Movie Companies :

Movie Crew

  • Directing :
    • Alan Parker (Director)
  • Writing :
    • Billy Hayes (Novel)
    • William Hoffer (Novel)
    • Oliver Stone (Screenplay)
    • Billy Hayes (Screenplay)
    • William Hoffer (Screenplay)
    • Oliver Stone (Writer)
    • Billy Hayes (Writer)
  • Production :
    • Peter Guber (Executive Producer)
    • Alan Marshall (Producer)
    • David Puttnam (Producer)
    • Richard Green (Unit Manager)
    • Garth Thomas (Production Manager)
  • Art :
    • Evan Hercules (Art Direction)
    • Geoffrey Kirkland (Production Design)
  • Camera :
    • Michael Seresin (Director of Photography)
  • Costume & Make-Up :
    • Mary Hillman (Makeup Artist)
    • Pat Hay (Hairstylist)
    • Penny Steyne (Makeup Artist)
    • Sarah Monzani (Hairstylist)
    • Milena Canonero (Costume Design)
  • Editing :
    • Gerry Hambling (Editor)
  • Lighting :
  • Sound :
    • Giorgio Moroder (Original Music Composer)
  • Sound :
    • Giorgio Moroder (Original Music Composer)
  • Visual Effects :
  • Crew :
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Movie Story

On October 6, 1970 while boarding an international flight out of Istanbul Airport, American is caught attempting to smuggle 2 kilos of hashish out of the country, the drugs strapped to his body. He is told that he will be released if he cooperates with the authorities in identifying the person who actually sold him the hash. Billy’s troubles really begin when after that assistance, he makes a run for it and is recaptured. He is initially sentenced to just over four years for possession, with no time for the more harsh crime of smuggling. The prison environment is inhospitable in every sense, with a sadistic prison guard named Hamidou ruling the prison, he who relishes the mental and physical torture he inflicts on the prisoners for whatever reason. Told to trust no one, Billy does befriend a few of the other inmates, namely fellow American Jimmy Booth (in for stealing two candlesticks from a mosque), a Swede named Erich, and one of the senior prisoners having already …

Actors


Long-Haired Man at Airport


Police Detective


Airport Security Chief


Airport Police Chief


Airport Customs Officer


Chief Judge


Mr. Hayes


Stanley Daniels


Jimmy Booth


Billy Hayes

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