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Murder in the First (1995)

The trial that brought down Alcatraz
Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.

Original Title: Murder in the First
Language: English
Release Date: 1/20/1995
Runtime: 122 mins
Status: Released
Links: IMDB
Crime Drama