Prison Escape Drama in Upstate New York
We’re not keen on prison related content so spend little time watching or reading about it. When star actors such as Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Arquette and Jeremy Bobb play leading roles, we tuned in with great delight. Benicio is a lifer trying to escape prison with neighbouring inmate Jeremy. Currently screening on Showtime.
‘Escape at Dannemora is based on the stranger-than-fiction prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015 which spawned a state-wide manhunt for two convicted murderers, aided in their escape by a married female prison employee who carried on months-long affairs with both men. ‘