Altitude Film Distribution have released the ferocious official trailer for A Prayer Before Dawn, based on the unflinching international best-selling memoir by Billy Moore.

Directed by Johnny Mad Dog’s Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, breakthrough actor Joe Cole stars in an astonishing performance. If you can’t quite place where you have seen Cole before he is best known for his recurring role of ‘John Sheldon’, younger brother to Cillian Murphy’s ‘Tommy’ in the BBC’s acclaimed PEAKY BLINDERS, and has recently been seen in Hang The DJ’, an episode of the latest series of BLACK MIRROR on Netflix alongside Georgina Campbell in which he has earned a BAFTA nomination.

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The film will be released in UK and Irish cinemas July 20th.

A Prayer Before Dawn Official Synopsis

A Prayer Before Dawn is the remarkable true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated for three years in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. He is quickly thrown into a world of drugs and gang violence, but when the prison authorities allow him to take part in the Muay Thai boxing tournaments, Billy realises that this is his only hope for survival, taking him on an incredible journey to redemption.