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80 Ratings

The Escapist

Directed by Rupert Wyatt
United Kingdom, 2008
Thriller, Crime


Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict fourteen years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined to make peace with her before it’s too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan…

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The Escapist
Directed by Rupert Wyatt

Awards & Festivals

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2009 | Nominee: Breakthrough British Filmmaker

British Independent Film Awards

2008 | Winner: Best Achievement in Production

2008 | Nominee: Douglas Hickox Award

Irish Film and Television Awards

2009 | Nominee: Best Film

BAFTA Awards (Scotland)

2008 | Winner: Best Acting Performance in Film