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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. The prisoners invariably choose the latter option, but learn that, between t...

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Directed by

Peter Watkins

Written by

Peter Watkins (Screenplay)

Runtime

88 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

One of the most controversial films ever made.

Cast

Keywords

military violence desert mockumentary soldier hippie fake documentary dystopia hostile aggressive