Guards Chastised For Showing Inmates Prison Flick
Prosecutors say inmates at a Russian prison were shown Next Three Days. That's the Russell Crowe and Elizabeth Banks movie about a jailbreak. Prosecutors reprimanded the guards calling the film a "jailbreak manual."
STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. When you board a plane, there's a good chance the in-flight movie will not be about a plane crash. Guards at a Russian prison were less careful when choosing a movie to show inmates. Prosecutors say the prisoners were shown "Next Three Days." That's the Russell Crowe, Elizabeth Banks movie about a jailbreak. Prosecutors reprimanded the guards, calling the film a Hollywood jailbreak manual that fails to promote correction of inmates and prevention of new crimes. You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.