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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brokedown_Palace

Brokedown Palace is a 1999 American drama film directed by Jonathan Kaplan, and starring Claire Danes, Kate Beckinsale, Bill Pullman and Lim Kay Tong. It deals with two American friends imprisoned in Thailand for alleged drug smuggling. Its title is taken from a Grateful Dead song written by Jerry Garcia and Robert ...

challenges.openideo.com/challenge/amnesty/inspiration/-201c-brokedown-palace-201d-

Oct 15, 2011 ... The concept of “Brokedown Palace” was based on a true story. The producer, AdamFields, traveled in Thailand a decade ago. He knew by accident that many American women were locked up in different places and suffered inhuman treatment. He was shocked and surprised by the scene he has seen.

www.imdb.com/reviews/199/19986.html

No, Jonathan Kaplan's BROKEDOWN PALACE is not based on a true story, but most of it plays like some true-life tale that you've read before in your newspaper. Two girls, life-long buddies, have one big fling before they go their separate ways after high school. Where better than Thailand -- an exotic and beautiful country ...

gogirlguides.com/film/brokedown-palace-stay-out-of-jail-while-traveling

May 3, 2016 ... The tough lessons that Brokedown Palace taught us: How not to fall in love with losers, smuggle heroin and go to jail abroad.

www.moviesmackdown.com/2011/06/brokedown-palace-vs-return-to-paradise

Jun 29, 2011 ... The following year, in Brokedown Palace, bad luck and bad choices surround two Ohio high school grads who, on a trip to Thailand, get suckered in a drug con . ... Brad Davis played Billy Hayes in this true story about another naïve American who tries to smuggle two kilos of hash through a Turkish airport.

articles.courant.com/1999-08-13/features/9908130787_1_claire-danes-bangkok-mod-squad

Aug 13, 1999 ... BROKEDOWN PALACE is directed by Jonathan Kaplan; written by David Arata, based on a story by Adam Fields and Arata; director of photography, Newton Thomas Sigel; music composed and conducted by David Newman; production designer, James Newport; edited by Curtiss Clayton; produced by ...

justicedenied.org/brokedown.htm

Brokedown Palace Starring Claire Danes as Alice, Kate Beckinsale as Darlene, Bill Pullman as Hank, and Jacqui Kim as Yon. ... Mr. Fields heard a variation of the same tragic story over and over, so he synthesized the women's stories into the sad tale of misfortune that befell Alice and Darlene for trusting the manipulative ...

www.smh.com.au/news/filmfondue/top-five-drug-trafficking-ruined-my-holiday-films/2005/09/01/1125302674239.html

Sep 1, 2005 ... Synopsis: Based (very loosely) on the true story of Billy Hayes (Brad Davis), a Yankee tourist who thought smuggling hashish out of Turkey might be a ... For me , watching Brokedown Palace was at least a reminder of the disgust I felt toward the trivialisation of a similar wrongful imprisonment scenario in the ...

variety.com/1999/film/reviews/brokedown-palace-1200458732

Aug 13, 1999 ... That troublesome mini-genre of Yanks ensnared by corrupt Third World legal systems is back in "Brokedown Palace," a well acted but problematic drama ... Although producer/co-story writer Adam Fields and first-time screenwriter David Arata based their tale on numerous case histories involving young and ...