Midnight Return: The Story of Billy Hayes and Turkey (2016)

Genres - Culture & Society, Film, TV & Radio  |   Sub-Genres - Film & Television History  |   Release Date - Jul 21, 2017 (USA - Limited)  |   Run Time - 99 min.  |   Countries - Portugal, Turkey, UK, USA  |  
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A look at the controversy surrounding the 1978 movie Midnight Express, which was based on the true story of American Billy Hayes' escape from a Turkish prison. This documentary catches up with Hayes and the filmmakers today, as they reflect on whether Midnight Express unfairly damaged Turkey's reputation. Directed by Sally Sussman.




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