A Prayer Before Dawn is a 2017 drama film directed by Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire.

Official trailers

A24 on Monday, October 30, 2017 released the trailer:
A Prayer Before Dawn | Official Trailer HD | A24.

Story intro

Billy Moore (Joe Cole), a British national with a chequered past comes to Thailand with an intent for living well. After finding work as a boxer and stuntman he falls back into drug use, and is charged with possession of stolen goods and a firearm. He is sent to prison in Thailand, where he finds himself quickly caught up in violence unseen in other prisons, and spends his days chasing addiction and the violence that is typical in Thai prison life. With a desperate need to fight again and battle his demons with addiction and himself, he agrees to fight in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.


Joe Cole
Billy Moore
Vithaya Pansringarm
Officer Preecha
Panya Yimmumphai
Somluck Kamsing


The film A Prayer Before Dawn was scheduled to be released by A24, DirecTV Cinema and Altitude Film Distribution on May 19, 2017 (Cannes), on July 20, 2018 (United Kingdom) and on August 10, 2018 (United States).

The duration of the film is 117 minutes. The film grossed over $310,035.

The film had received a "R" rating.


A Prayer Before Dawn got high rating from critics. The audience also likes the film.

External links

Official website: prayerbeforedawn.movie

Google: #APrayerBeforeDawn

Youtube: #APrayerBeforeDawn

Wikipedia: A Prayer Before Dawn (film)