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Saturday, December 6, 2008

Short Eyes (1977)



 













Starring:
  • Bruce Davison
  • José Pérez
  • Nathan George
  • Don Blakely
  • Tony DiBenedetto
  • Shawn Elliott

Storyline
Based on the play by acclaimed writer Miguel Pinero, Short Eyes is a brutal and powerful look at life in Manhattan's infamous detention center, "The Tombs". Tensions erupt when white prisoner Clark, an accused child molester, joins their ranks. Universally detested by his fellow inmates for committing the most heinous crime imaginable, Clark becomes a catalyst for anger and violence that breeds behind bars and sets off a horrifying chain of events.


Soundtrack Review
Curtis Mayfield - Short Eyes (1977)

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