When the new warden comes in disguised as an inmate, he sees firsthand all the corruption and scams the guards and prison officials are running. After disclosing his real identity, he sets out to correct.
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May 21, 2003 Robert Redford puts in a stellar performance as a zealous prison reformer in this meditation on the ardor of idealism.Read in Source
May 15, 2013 I never felt that I was wasting my time watching 'Brubaker,' only that it could have been a more dramatic and taut prison movie-which is odd, because it's directed by Stuart Rosenberg ('Cool Hand Luke').Read in Source
April 08, 2006 Redford is the main attraction, obviously, even though his princely good looks -- like the movie's 'idealistic crusader against the Establishment' earnestness -- are almost too much of a good thing.Read in Source
June 12, 2012 Inspired by fact, this politically conscious prison drama is well written (script was Oscar nominated), but only decently acted by Redford, who might not have been the right choice.Read in Source
June 09, 2013 The first half-hour is powerful stuff, but after Brubaker reveals his true identity, the movie begins to falter, with the one-dimensional nature of the characters (particularly the warden himself) eventually stripping the story of any dramatic charge.Read in Source
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March 09, 2010 It was hard to sit through two hours of such brutality and misery and say you enjoyed it.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...