Penitentiary

Penitentiary

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Penitentiary

Penitentiary is a 1979 American blaxploitation drama film starring Leon Isaac Kennedy as Martel "Too Sweet" Gordone that deals with the wrongful imprisonment of a black youth. The film was released on November 21, 1979.

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Produced by
Jamaa Fanaka
Alicia Dhanifu
Robert Edelen
Irving Parham
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Written by
Jamaa Fanaka
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Starring
Leon Isaac Kennedy
Wilbur White
Thommy Pollard
Hazel Spears
Donovan Womack
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Cinematography
Marty Ollstein
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Edited by
Betsy Blankett Millicevic
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Release date
  • November 21, 1979 (1979-11-21) (USA)
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Running time
93 minutes
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Country
United States
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Language
English
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Budget
$100,000 (est.)
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