Paul Newman gives one of the best performances of his career in this powerful prison drama about a defiant loner doing time in a Southern penal camp, where escape is futile and punishment sadistic. George Kennedy won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar as the convict leader Dragline, and Strother Martin is excellent as the prison official who can't abide a "failure to communicate."
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This documentary charts the District's rise from the ashes of the 1968 riots to its emergence as a world-class city, featuring first-hand accounts from those who shaped the events of the time.Learn more →