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Punishment Park

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  1. While Peter Watkins' films of the s reflected the political turmoil and tumult of that decade, 's Punishment Park offered a disturbing look at the backlash against leftist activism which emerged in the wake of such events as the Democratic Convention in Chicago and the shootings at Kent State University. Set at some unspecified point in the near future, Punishment Park was 8/
  2. Nov 22,  · The detainees, most of them '60s radicals, are offered a choice between long prison sentences or three days in "Punishment Park," a scorching stretch of the Southern California desert; should they choose the latter, they will be released upon reaching an American flag planted many miles away, all the while avoiding capture (or, more likely, death) at the hands of a bunch of gung-ho cops, /5(79).
  3. May 09,  · In this fictional documentary, U.S. prisons are at capacity, and President Nixon declares a state of emergency. All new prisoners, most of whom are connected to the antiwar movement, are now given the choice of jail time or spending three days in Punishment Park, where they will be hunted for sport by federal authorities/10(81).
  4. Mar 14,  · Punishment Park Synopsis. To avoid prison, young dissidents must traverse more than 50 miles of desert on foot in three days. Read Full Synopsis Cast + Crew Peter Watkins Director Paul Alelyanes Carmen Argenziano Jay Kaufman 88%(3K).
  5. A group of draft resisters is given a choice: a long prison sentence or three days in a "Punishment Park." A British film crew (led by the film's director, Watkins) documents life in one such park.
  6. Aug 20,  · Punishment Park has a premise of unrelenting terror, the kind of idea that would have ran well in the defeated nihilistic genre scene of the late 70s and mid 80s. Protesters who are given the Author: Logan Kenny.
  7. Partycore band from Os, Norway (near Bergen), a four piece, with female vocals. Punishment Park formed in , then in played their first live show on the 19th of April, at "Hulen Rock Club" in Bergen, going on to play various other shows in the area. In August of '91 the band released their first, self-titled and self released album.
  8. Title: Punishment Park Catalogue Number: Barcode: Format: DVD Condition: New Region Code: DVD: 2 (Europe, Japan, Middle East) Genre: Drama DVDs ARE REGION 2 UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED Playback Region 2:This will not play on most DVD players sold in the U.S., U.S. Territories, Canada, and cawrelifortheastglanephrereaporchila.coinfo date: Aug 05,
  9. Nov 14,  · Punishment Park is told in the pseudo-documentary style that defines most of the British Watkins’s obscure body of work. This particular film is told as if a spare BBC crew was following the action of the corrective group enduring Punishment Park, the tribunal evaluation of a separate corrective group, and the police and National Guard that 4/4.

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