The Life and Mind of Mark Defriest

Gabriel London, Gabriel London, USA, 2014, HDcam, 90'
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The larger than life story of an infamous prison escape artist whose notoriety and struggle with mental illness threaten his quest to be freed after 30 years behind bars.

Project information

Status: completed
Title: The Life and Mind of Mark Defriest
Country: USA
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