Oliver Stone’s riveting script shows the ordeal of an American student, arrested at the airport with drugs, trying to endure and escape a Turkish prison. Giorgio Moroder’s soundtrack also won an Oscar.
Director: Alan Parker
Screenplay by: Oliver Stone
Starring: Brad Davis, Irene Miracle, John Hurt, Randy Quaid
Major nominations on original release : Academy Award for Best Picture, Director, Adapted Screenplay (won), Supporting Actor (Hurt); Cannes Palme d'OrSee all nominees