Richard T. Jones
Director: John Luessenhop Cast: Richard T. Jones
Richard T. Jones
, Gabriel Casseus
Gabriel Casseus
, De'Aundre Bonds
De'Aundre Bonds
John Luessenhop

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A prison drama centering on the travails of three friends unjustly imprisoned for a crime they didn't commit, Lockdown opens with Avery (Richard T. Jones), a talented young swimmer who desperately wants to free himself, his wife Krista (Melissa De Sousa), and their infant son from life in the projects of Albuquerque, NM. Avery's future seems bright when, after winning a regional swimming competition, he is approached by Charles Pierce (Bill Nunn), a talent scout who takes an interest in the young man's athletic promise. Unfortunately, Avery's dreams quickly disintegrate when he and his pals Cashmere (Gabriel Casseus) and Dre (De'Aundre Bonds) are pulled over by cops one night and framed for a robbery/murder they didn't commit. Faster than you can say "blatant miscarriage of justice," Avery, Cashmere, and Dre land in the slammer, where they are separated and forced to fend for themselves. Avery ends by getting a valuable prison education from his Ralph Ellison-quoting cellmate Malachi (Clifton Powell), while Cashmere quickly becomes part of the African-American gang network operating under the leadership of Clean Up (rapper Master P, whose No Limit Films produced the film). Dre, meanwhile, meets the worst fate of the three, resorting to heroin after he's gang-raped by a group of Nazi thugs. On the outside, Krista and Pierce work tirelessly to free the trio from prison. ~ Rebecca Flint Marx

Product Details

Release Date: 05/17/2011
UPC: 0014381707854
Original Release: 2000
Rating: R
Source: Image Entertainment
Region Code: A
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:45:00
Sales rank: 19,877

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Richard T. Jones Avery
Gabriel Casseus Cashmere
De'Aundre Bonds Dre
Melissa DeSousa Krista
Bill Nunn Charles
Master P Clean Up
Joe Torry Alize
Clifton Powell Malachi
Anna Maria Horsford Warden Saunders
Sticky Fingaz Broadway
Chrystale Wilson Actor
Mike Butters Barkley
Paulette Braxton Actor

Technical Credits
John Luessenhop Director
Mark Burg Producer
Bayard Carey Sound/Sound Designer
Chris Chomyn Cinematographer
Jeff Clanagan Producer
John Frizzell Score Composer
Dan Genetti Co-producer
Joseph Gutowski Editor
Billy Jett Production Designer
Oren Koules Producer
Steve Lockett Producer
Master P Executive Producer
Christopher Violette Musical Direction/Supervision
Preston A. Whitmore Screenwriter

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