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Une Prière Avant L'aube

smndvdcl's rating of the film A Prayer Before Dawn

Not since 'Starred Up' has a prison drama hit home quite so viciously. Conceptual juxtapositions: silence/noise, tender/savage, primal/enlightened, internal/external, hell/utopia. This sensory assault is one of the most visceral films of the past few years. It's no hyperbole to state that it is guaranteed to stay with you leaving you contemplating mortality and fringes of humanity.