Altitude has released the new trailer for the upcoming A Prayer Before Dawn, the new prison drama starring Joe Cole.
The film tells the remarkable true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated for three years in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. He is quickly thrown into a world of drugs and gang violence, but when the prison authorities allow him to take part in the Muay Thai boxing tournaments, Billy realises that this is his only hope for survival, taking him on an incredible journey to redemption.
A Prayer Before Dawn features a strikingly visceral performance from breakthrough actor Joe Cole, who plays Moore. Since his training with the National Youth Theatre, Screen International Star of Tomorrow Cole has gone on to earn critical acclaim across the board for his work in television, theatre, and film. Joe is best known for his recurring role of ‘John Sheldon’, younger brother to Cillian Murphy’s ‘Tommy’ in the BBC’s acclaimed Peaky Blinders, and has recently been seen in Hang The DJ’, an episode of the latest series of Black Mirror on Netflix alongside Georgina Campbell in which he has earnt a BAFTA nomination.
A Prayer Before Dawn opens in the Uk on July 20th.
Watch the new trailer below.
A PRAYER BEFORE DAWN is directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, director of Johnny Mad Dog and produced by Rita Dagher (Four Lions), Sol Papadopolus and Roy Boulter (Sunset Song), Nicholas Simon (Avengers: Infinity War) and executive produced by James Schamus (Screenwriter of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and producer of Brokeback Mountain).