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A harrowing look at a daily life behind the walls of a prison.

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All Critics (14) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (14)

  • A feature-length indictment of an American legal system in which justice comes a distant last behind the interests of politicians, prosecutors, private-prison operators and the big-name companies that profit from the forced labour of a million prisoners.

    July 19, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Matthew Cooke's assaultive documentary hammers away at injustices in U.S. justice system.

    February 23, 2018 | Full Review…
  • A valuable primer for those estimated 13 million Americans who are arrested every year.

    February 22, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Familiar but important points about our broken justice system, packaged for viewers who don't usually watch documentaries.

    February 22, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Cooke crams in so much persuasively appalling information ... that it's easy to forgive him for seemingly trying to push all viewers' proverbial buttons at once.

    February 21, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Survivors Guide to Prison sheds an informed and heartfelt light on an unspeakable social atrocity.

    August 7, 2020 | Full Review…

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