Hello everybody! This Tuesday Faculty Films is showing "Midnight Express"(1978). Billy Hayes is a American teen caught attempting to smuggle drugs out of Turkey. The Turkish courts decide to make an example of him, sentencing him to more than 30 years in prison. Hayes has two opportunities for release: the appeals made by his lawyer, his family, and the American government, or the "Midnight Express". Trailer: http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi2878734617/ Midnight Express is a 1978 American film directed by Alan Parker. It is based on Billy Hayes' book, also titled :Midnight Express?, that was adapted into the screenplay by Oliver Stone. The film has won two Oscars and numerous other awards despite its controversial portray of Turkish people for which both Oliver Stone and Billy Hayes expressed their regrets afterwards. Nevertheless it still is regarded as a masterpiece of its time by both its critics and the international film community. Language: English Genre: Biography | Crime | Drama | Thriller Length: 121 minutes Source: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077928/ See you this Tuesday evening the 26th of October! :)))) Cultural Centre, Mekelweg 10, Delft at 21:00!