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Shackles (2005)

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The drama Shackles stars D.L. Hughley as a teacher who, desperate for employment, takes the one job he is offered. The job involves teaching inside a prison, a place that is not hospitable to him or to the idea of bettering oneself through education. The teacher stands up to a variety of forces that are against him.

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Cast

D.L. Hughley
as Ben Cross
Tony Lee
as Korean Cop
David Andriole
as Councilman Yorkin
Mark Berry
as Rasheed Jackson
Jose Pablo Cantillo
as Gabriel Garcia
Kelli Jackson
as Valeria Johnson
Eben Kostbar
as Geeky White Kid
Rege Lewis
as Kevin Marshall
Damien Midkiff
as Jamie Hanson
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tells an old story in occasionally inventive way

October 4, 2005 | Rating: 5/10 | Full Review…

A dreary little button-pusher laden with overbaked dramatics, coloring book plot conventions, and annoyingly simplistic answers to several truly difficult questions.

September 4, 2005 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

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