Prison Song (2001)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Prison Film, Musical Drama, Coming-of-Age  |   Release Date - Apr 27, 2001 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - R
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Elijah (rapper Q-Tip) has been bounced from group home to group home throughout his turbulent young life. What has sustained him is his art. After a promised scholarship is taken away, Elijah ends up in a fight that result in the death of another boy. Now, sentenced to a minimum of fifteen years, the young man must find a way to keep his soul alive behind bars or turn into a hardened bitter criminal. This gritty drama is directed by Darnell Martin.

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murder, prison, rap-music, scholarship, sentence [penal system]