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The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.
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As a writer myself, I found this to be an excellent movie--and one reason why I would call it "The Writer's Nightmare". Many of the thoughts expressed in the movie will resonate with most writers, and certainly also give them food for thought. It touches on why writers write--for commercial reasons, to please the masses; or for personal reasons; or for other, more darker reasons.
Every writer hopes to one day write "the masterpiece", the "Great American Novel" or "Great Canadian Novel" (in my case), and that's what much of this movie hinges on.
I will say that although I think Timothy Hutton is a great choice for the lead character, he certainly doesn't portray a lot of emotion on the surface.
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