It’s slowly been making its way around the world film festival circuit and in July A Prayer Before Dawn will be released in UK and Irish CInemas. Today Altitude Films has released a new UK Poster, check it out below…
A Prayer Before Dawn is the remarkable true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated for three years in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. He is quickly thrown into a world of drugs and gang violence, but when the prison authorities allow him to take part in the Muay Thai boxing tournaments, Billy realises that this is his only hope for survival, taking him on an incredible journey to redemption.
The film features a strikingly visceral performance from breakthrough actor Joe Cole, who plays Moore. Since his training with the National Youth Theatre, Screen International Star of Tomorrow Cole has gone on to earn critical acclaim across the board for his work in television, theatre and film. Joe is best known for his recurring role of ‘John Sheldon’, younger brother to Cillian Murphy’s ‘Tommy’ in the BBC’s acclaimed PEAKY BLINDERS, and has recently been seen in Hang The DJ’, an episode of the latest series of BLACK MIRROR on Netflix alongside Georgina Campbell in which he has earnt a BAFTA nomination.
The film also stars Nicolas Shake, Vithaya Pansringarm (Only God Forgives) with Johnny Mad Dog director Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire.
A Prayer Before Dawn will be released in the UK and Irish Cinemas from 20th July.