Murder in the First (1995)
overview : Inspired by a true story. A petty criminal sent to Alcatraz in the 1930s is caught attempting to make an escape. As punishment he is put in solitary confinement. The maximum stay is supposed to be 19 days, but Henri spends years alone, cold and in complete darkness, only to emerge a madman and soon to be a murderer. The story follows a rookie lawyer attempting to prove that Alcatraz was to blame.
Release Date : Jan 20, 1995
Runtime : 2h 2m
Companies : Wolper Organization, Warner Bros. Pictures
Countries : France, United States of America
Keywords : prison, prisoner, death row, alcatraz, lawyer, courtroom, murder trial, 1940s, mistreatment, public defender, prisoner abuse