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In September 1971, Attica State Correctional Facility was in the midst of rebellion. Demanding improvement of their rights, restless inmates took over the yard and held prison staff hostage until their needs were met. But the riot was not a peaceful one, and before negotiations were through, many were dead. Based on the observations of an eye witness, Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (Best Supporting Actor, Million Dollar Baby, 2005) leads a stellar cast in this riveting look at the bloodiest prison uprising in U.S. history.
Honest and painful. Congressman Herman Badillo, the self-labeled "Establishment Puertoqueño" from the Bronx," is still one of my heroes as I am of part Spanish heritage. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Kari Ann Owen