Re: [Videolib] prison flicks list suggestions?

Marlene Graham (mgraham@york.cuny.edu)
Wed, 17 May 2006 17:25:19 -0400

"Stranger Inside"
Directed by Cheryl Dunye
Produced for HBO 2001

Marlene Graham
Media Resources Manager
York College
The City University of New York
Center for Academic Computing & Educational Technology
Academic Core Building, 4G02A
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Jamaica, NY 11451
Phone: 718-262-2753
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mgraham@york.cuny.edu

Quoting Jen Stutesman <jennifer.stutesman@wwcc.edu>:

> Hi everyone,
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> I'm putting together a "prison flicks" theme for Fall quarter, and have
> the following titles so far; other suggestions? (some inexpensive
> foreign ones would be great!)
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> American History X
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> Shawshank Redemption
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> Brute Force (which doesn't seem to be available :-( )
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> O Brother Where Art Thou
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> Assault on Precinct 13 (the more recent one, although may purchase the
> John Carpenter one)
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> Escape from Alcatraz
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> Birdman of Alcatraz
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> Brubaker
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> Escape from New York
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> Fortress
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> The Hurricane (the Denzel Washington one)
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> In the Name of the Father
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> The Last Castle
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> Mutiny in the Big House
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> No Escape
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> The Green Mile
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> Please note that I'm staying to films that have action predominantly
> placed *in* the prison for most of the movie, and am leaving out movies
> that have characters that have left or escaped prison, where the action
> continues elsewhere. Except for "O Brother". Which is one of my faves,
> so it's in. Nyah. :-P
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> -jen
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