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After the Island

Getting out of jail is the easy part.

Overview

Genre
Social Issues, Human Interest, Contemporary Issues, Minorities, and Society
Synopsis

Allen is a drug-slinging hustler. Rosalyn is a heroin-addicted shoplifter. Their lives are so entangled in the correctional system that it's hard to remember where they went wrong. But for these two petty criminals, both of whom have been to jail more times than they care to recall, getting out of New York City's Rikers Island is another chance to finally turn their lives around. It won't be easy. 'After the Island' offers a gritty glimpse of the challenges facing ex-offenders as they try to re-enter society.

Stage
finished
Running time
60 minutes

Credits

  • Todd Dayton ... Co-Director/Producer
  • Bret Sigler ... Co-Director/Producer

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Fallout Pictures
Country
United States
Locations
New York City; Baltimore, MD

Distribution Details

Release year
2009
Awards
Best of Festival, 2010 Sundial Film Festival
Language
English

Photos

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