A24 | Release Date: August 10, 2018
Summary: A Prayer Before Dawn is the remarkable true story of Billy Moore, a young English boxer incarcerated in two of Thailand’s most notorious prisons. He is quickly thrown into a terrifying world of drugs and gang violence, but when the prison authorities allow him to take part in the Muay Thai boxing tournaments, he realizes this might be his chance to get out. Billy embarks on a relentless, action-packed journey from one savage fight to the next, stopping at nothing to do whatever he must to preserve his life and regain his freedom. Shot in a an actual Thai prison with a cast of primarily real inmates, A Prayer Before Dawn is a visceral, thrilling journey through an unforgettable hell on earth.
Watch Now
Stream On


Runtime: 116 min
Rating: Rated R for strong violence including a brutal rape sequence, drug use and language throughout, some sexual content and nudity
Official Site: http://prayerbeforedawn.movie/
Production: Canal+
Genres: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport, Crime
Countries: GB, US, FR, CN, KH
Languages: English, Thai
Home Release Date: Oct 9, 2018
Director Credit
Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire Director
Writer Credit
Jonathan Hirschbein Screenplay
Nick Saltrese Screenwriter
Principal Cast Credit
Billy Moore Principal Cast
Chaloemporn Sawatsuk M
Joe Cole Billy Moore
Komsan Polsan Patumsuk
Nicolas Shake Doctor
Panya Yimmumphai Keng
Pornchanok Mabklang Fame
Sakda Niamhom Saiyok
Somlock Kamsing Suthin
Sura Sirmalai Chanachol
Vithaya Pansringarm Officer Preecha
Cast Credit
Chaloemporn Sawatsuk M
Komsan Polsan Patumsuk
Sakda Niamhom Saiyok
Producer Credit
Avy Eschenasy Associate Producer
Caroline Bernière Gaillac Assistant Producer
figo Li Associate Producer
Gabrielle Stewart Associate Producer
James Schamus Executive Producer
Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire Associate Producer
Jennifer Dong Executive Producer
Joe Pirro Associate Producer
Mutita Na Songkla Line Producer
Nicholas Simon Producer
Peter Watson Executive Producer
Rita Dagher Producer
Roy Boulter Producer
Sol Papadopoulos Producer
Woody Mu Executive Producer