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INSIDE OUT

USA, 1982 (MIFF 1982)

Director: Eric Sherman

A film about the largest and most controversial prison system in the US — the Texas Department of Correction — with 32,000 inmates No film has yet been made about the TDC and the system has been under continual attack from government and civic groups which feel that it achieves remarkable results (lowest crime, murder, drug, gang rates of any prison system in the U S , lowest rate of return; by far the most economically run) through dubious means Inside Out is the first known documentary to take the administrator's viewpoint of how and why he runs the prison as he does

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