JAILBREAK
2017, 92 min, Dir: Jimmy Henderson

Cambodia’s first true martial arts film unleashes the traditional style of bokator in all its bone-crunching fury. The all-female Butterfly Gang has its fingers in seemingly every criminal enterprise imaginable, so when the police capture lone male member Playboy, they ship him off to the most secure prison in the nation. But no prison is unreachable for the Butterfly Gang, who incite the inmates to riot, with rival factions struggling to be the one to silence Playboy before he has the chance to speak to the police trapped inside. Stars Dara Our and Tharoth Sam are both highly trained in bokator, and it shows through the raw, energetic fight choreography.


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