Against the Wall
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|Synopsis:||Compelling and tense dramatization of the 1971 Attica, New York prison uprising in which 10 guards were held hostage and state troopers and the National Guard killed 29 prisoners before regaining control. Partially fictionalized version of the story told from the viewpoints of a young prison guard (MacLachlan) and a politicized prisoner (Jackson). Filmed at a prison in Clarksville, Tennessee.|
|Directed by:||John Frankenheimer|
|Producer(s):||Steve McGlothen, Irwin Meyer, Jonathan Axelrod, Harvey Bibicoff, Producers Entertainment Group Ltd.|
|Cast:||Kyle MacLachlan, Samuel L. Jackson, Clarence Williams III, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton, Tom Bower, Philip Bosco, Anne Heche, David Ackroyd|