Deathwatch

  • 1966
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Prison

Absorbing adaptation of Jean Genet's play has three convicts locked in a cell and battling for status. Forest is the king of the cell because he is a murderer awaiting the guillotine. Nimoy is a petty thief constantly bickering with Mazursky, a homosexual prisoner. (Mazursky became a writer-director.) Finally, Nimoy strangles Mazursky in an attempt to gain...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Absorbing adaptation of Jean Genet's play has three convicts locked in a cell and battling for status. Forest is the king of the cell because he is a murderer awaiting the guillotine. Nimoy is a petty thief constantly bickering with Mazursky, a homosexual… (more)

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