Altitude Film Distribution Unveil the Trailer, Poster and Selection of Photos for Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire’s A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN
“Joe Cole delivers a performance full of fight, filth and fury” - The Hollywood Reporter
“An astonishing knockout” - Variety
“Invigorating cinematography and the bruising sound design ensure every moment feels painfully authentic” - The Skinny
Starring BAFTA-nominated JOE COLE
Directed by JEAN-STÉPHANE SAUVAIRE
Ahead of its release in UK and Irish cinemas on 20 July, The Fan Carpet are delighted to bring you the Trailer, Poster and Selection of Photos for A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN, based on the unflinching international best-selling memoir by Billy Moore, courtesy of Altitude Film Distribution!
A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN is the remarkable true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated for three years in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. He is quickly thrown into a world of drugs and gang violence, but when the prison authorities allow him to take part in the Muay Thai boxing tournaments, Billy realises that this is his only hope for survival, taking him on an incredible journey to redemption.
A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN features a strikingly visceral performance from breakthrough actor Joe Cole, who plays Moore. Since his training with the National Youth Theatre, Screen International Star of Tomorrow Cole has gone on to earn critical acclaim across the board for his work in television, theatre and film. Joe is best known for his recurring role of ‘John Sheldon’, younger brother to Cillian Murphy’s ‘Tommy’ in the BBC’s acclaimed PEAKY BLINDERS, and has recently been seen in Hang The DJ’, an episode of the latest series of BLACK MIRROR on Netflix alongside Georgina Campbell in which he has earnt a BAFTA nomination.
A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN is directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, director of Johnny Mad Dog and produced by Rita Dagher (Four Lions), Sol Papadopolus and Roy Boulter (Sunset Song), Nicholas Simon (Avengers: Infinity War) and executive produced by James Schamus (Screenwriter of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and producer of Brokeback Mountain).
CERT: 15 RUNNING TIME: 117 mins
A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN HITS CINEMAS ON JULY 20