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Feature | English | USA
Production Status: In Development
Genre: Based on a true story, biopic, drama
Tagline: Prison took 25 years, how does he get it back?
Logline: 1 man, one prison, and a system that kept him incarcerated for over 25 years until being exonerated. What happened now, how does he get those years back and restore is life, family and loves.
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
FINANCING IN PLACE: 65% (In Equity and Tax incentives)
Synopsis: 1 man, one prison in Angola, Louisiana, and a system that kept an innocent man incarcerated for over 25 years until being exonerated. Who was he before, what happens now, how does he get those years back and restore is life, family and loves.
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.