Animal Factory Poster

Release Date: October 20th, 2000

DVD Release Date: January 9th, 2001

R|1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary
Suburbanite Ron (Edward Furlong) is spoiled, young and not overly worried about the marijuana charges leveled against him. But, after being made out to be a drug dealer, he faces a five-year jail sentence in San Quentin State Prison. Physically frail and unaccustomed to his rough surroundings, Ron is primed to fall victim to sexual predators and bullying guards -- that is, until he's befriended by Earl (Willem Dafoe), a veteran inmate who finds meaning in protecting the vulnerable new kid.

Cast: Willem Dafoe, Edward Furlong, Seymour Cassel, Mickey Rourke, Steve Buscemi, Tom Arnold, John Heard, Danny Trejo

Director: Steve Buscemi

Genres: Drama, Crime drama

Keywords: Gritty, Growing up, Judge, Touching, Sacrifice, Tense, Survival, Prison, Transformation, Fall, 1990s

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