Forgotten Prisoners

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Forgotten Prisoners ★★ Forgotten Prisoners: The Amnesty Files 1990 (R)

Celluloid proof that conviction and true grit do not always entertainment make. Green-wald—whose credits range from “Xanadu” to “The Burning Bed”—directed this righteous but stationary drama about an Amnesty International official (Silver) who's assigned to look into the incarceration and egregious mistreatment of Turkish citizens. 92m/C VHS . Ron Silver, Roger Daltrey, Hector Elizondo; D: Robert Greenwald; M: Brad Fiedel. CABLE