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TT Film Fest Film of the Day Thurs 20th

Today’s film is:

Hall (Rommel Hall/ 2017/ Barbados / Documentary feature / 95 mins/ Unrated), 6pm Sc 8, MovieTowne POS.

Barbadian

filmmaker Rommel Hall’s documentary about Barbados’ best known – and,

it has to be said, best-loved – convicted murderer and jailbreaker is

remarkable.Classified as a “true crime documentary” it is far closer to a

true social mirror.Hall, who escaped from Bridgetown’s Glendairy Prison

three times, was one of three young men convicted, probably under what

lawyers call “the felony-murder rule”, of the murder of Cyril Sisnett,

at Sisnett’s Francia Plantation Great House.

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