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Lock Up


Directed by Thomas Shandel
Canada, 1984
Drama, Crime


Born in France, Christian Bruyère based his 1978 play Walls, as well as the screenplay, for this climactically violent film that was first released six years later, upon an actual hostage-taking situation that occurred in 1975 at the since closed British Columbia Penitentiary.

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Lock Up Directed by Thomas Shandel

Awards & Festivals

Genie Awards

1985 | 4 nominations including: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role

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