Survivors Guide to Prison

Release Date: February 23rd, 2018

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 42 min

Plot Summary

A harrowing look at a daily life behind the walls of a prison.

Cast: Susan Sarandon, Jesse Williams, Patricia Arquette, Danny Glover, Cynthia Nixon, Ice-T , Russell Simmons, RZA

Director: Matthew Cooke

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Survivors Guide to Prison demonstrates just how seriously even a blameless citizen should take every interaction with the police. show more

  • 75
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    It’s an alarming indictment of the way we’ve been taught to think, and where that warped thinking has put millions of our fellow citizens. show more

  • 70
    Simon AbramsVillage Voice

    Thankfully, Cooke crams in so much persuasively appalling information — especially during a tangential aside on mentally ill patients’ high death rates — that it’s easy to forgive him for seemingly trying to push all viewers’ proverbial buttons at once. show more

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