A Prayer Before Dawn (18)

A Prayer Before Dawn

From the archive

This film was last shown on 26 July 2018

The blisteringly explosive true story of Billy Moore, a young British boxer who gets incarcerated in one of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. Thrown into a terrifying world of drugs and gang violence, Moore fights his way to freedom in savage Muay Thai boxing tournaments.

Shot on location in the Nakhon Pathom prison in Thailand, and predominantly casting real inmates, A Prayer Before Dawn is a visceral, thrilling journey through an unforgettable hell on earth.


Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire
Cambodia, China, France, UK, USA
116 mins
Joe Cole, Panya Yimmumphai, Vithaya Pansringarm


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