Feature | English | USA
PRODUCTION STATUS: In Development
GENRE: Based on a true story, bio-pic, drama
TAG-LINE: 2 men, one prison, exonerated after 25 years. Now what?
LOG-LINE: 2 men, one prison, and a system that kept them incarcerated for over 25 years until they were exonerated. What happened and now what?
Both a documentary and a feature will be produced.
Writer: Carol Gomez-Robelo
Producer: Carol Bidault de l'Isle
Associate Producer: Simone Brown
Country of production: USA
Year of production: 2021
Duration (in minutes): 90
Budget (M$): $5 Million USD
Synopsis: 2 men, one prison in Angola, Louisiana and a system that kept 2 innocent men to be incarcerated for over 25 years until they were exonerated. Who were they before, during and what has been their life since being released from the infamous ANGOLA. How do they get their lives back?
Note from Author/Writer: Louisiana has the highest rate of incarceration in the United States and the world. Since the 1970s the rate of incarceration quadrupled. What caused this? And what explains the rash of exonerated prisoners from the infamous Angola prison.