Shackles

Overview

The drama Shackles stars D.L. Hughley as a teacher who, desperate for employment, takes the one job he is offered. The job involves teaching inside a prison, a place that is not hospitable to him or to the idea of bettering oneself through education. The teacher stands up to a variety of forces that are against him.
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Overview

The drama Shackles stars D.L. Hughley as a teacher who, desperate for employment, takes the one job he is offered. The job involves teaching inside a prison, a place that is not hospitable to him or to the idea of bettering oneself through education. The teacher stands up to a variety of forces that are against him.
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Special Features

Closed Caption; Deleted scenes; Director, writer, and producer commentary; Audition footage
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/20/2005
  • UPC: 043396105041
  • Original Release: 2005
  • Rating:

  • Source: Sony Pictures
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled / Dubbed
  • Sound: Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound
  • Time: 1:55:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 61,114

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
D.L. Hughley Ben
Jose Pablo Cantillo Gabriel
Georg Stanford Brown
Vicellous Shannon
Jerry Quickley
Daniel Louis Rivas
Barry "Shabaka" Henley
Cynthia Martell
Pablo Santos
Jose Pablo
Cantillo Georg
Stanford Brown
Technical Credits
Charles Winkler Director
Gary Griffin Constable Production Designer
Rob Cowan Producer
Stephen Endelman Score Composer
Suzette Ervin Art Director
Clayton Halsey Editor
Debrae Little Costumes/Costume Designer
Donald Martin Screenwriter
Julie Milstead Associate Producer
John Ross Sound/Sound Designer
Roy H. Wagner Cinematographer
Michael Williams Executive Producer
Ronnie Yeskel Casting
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Shackles
1. Start [5:52]
2. A New Start [4:13]
3. The Boss [4:48]
4. No Support [2:32]
5. Teachers [5:24]
6. First Day [2:53]
7. Empty Seats [2:36]
8. One-on-One [4:23]
9. "This Is a School." [4:54]
10. Howl [5:30]
11. "This Is Truth." [4:04]
12. Degrees of Rage [4:14]
13. Poetry Slam [4:22]
14. Forty Wounds [2:50]
15. "Holler!" [2:45]
16. Lockdown [6:11]
17. "He's Out." [1:51]
18. Gabriel's Glory [2:10]
19. Pretty Makes a Move [4:06]
20. It Hits the Fan [3:43]
21. Fired Again [3:58]
22. Letting It All Out [3:34]
23. Apologies & Confessions [3:36]
24. End of the Experiment [3:55]
25. "Let's Look Our Best." [2:22]
26. Gabriel Blows His Horn [2:40]
27. Breaking News [3:43]
28. Last Chances [5:22]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Shackles
   Play Movie
   Languages
      Audio Set Up: English
      Audio Set Up: French/Fran├žais
      Subtitles: English
      Subtitles: French/Fran├žais
      Subtitles: Subtitles Off
   Scene Selections
   Special Features
      Commentary by Director Charles Winkler, Writer Donald Martin and Producer Rob Cowan: On
      Commentary by Director Charles Winkler, Writer Donald Martin and Producer Rob Cowan: Off
      Deleted Scenes
         Deleted Scenes Commentary: On
         Deleted Scenes Commentary: Off
         Play All
         Carson Academy
         Ben & Rasheed/Yard Riot
         Original Ben-Gabriel Intercut
         Ben & Rosa
         Rec Room Fun
         "Leave Her Alone!"
         The One Angle Car Scene
         Ben & Virgil
         Original Prison Slam Arrival
         Original High School Slam Departure
         The Final Poem (Jerry Quickley Version)
      Daniel Louis Rivas ("Pretty") Audition Footage
      Jose Pablo Cantillo ("Gabriel") Audition Footage
      Previews
         7 Seconds
         Doing Hard Time
         Lockdown
         Motives
   Previews
      7 Seconds
      Doing Hard Time
      Lockdown
      Motives
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