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Midnight Express

Wednesday, January 24

Film Suburbs & Beyond

Following a drug-smuggling arrest, American college student Billy Hayes (Brad Davis) endures a harrowing ordeal in a Turkish prison as he plans an escape. Oliver Stone’s explosive Oscar-winning screenplay adaptation of Hayes’s memoir shocked audiences and incited international outrage over the intense violence enacted by the Turkish authorities. 

(R) USA – 2 hr 1 min
1978 · d. Alan Parker 
Starring Brad Davis, Randy Quaid, John Hurt

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Venue Information

Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 W. Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
610.527.9898 phone

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The Water Works behind the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Photo by Erin DiSerafino.