Brokedown Palace is an American film directed by Jonathan Kaplan, and starring Claire Danes and Kate Beckinsale. It deals with two American friends imprisoned in Thailand for drug smuggling. Because it presents a critical view of the Thai legal system, most scenes were filmed in the Philippines; however, some panoramas and views were filmed in Bangkok. Its title is taken from a Grateful Dead song written by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter from their 1970 album American Beauty. Lifelong best friends Alice Marano and Darlene Davis graduate from high school and make plans to have one last...
|Release date:||August 13, 1999|
|Directed by:||Jonathan Kaplan|
|Producer:||Adam Fields, Lope V. Juban Jr.|
|Editor:||Curtiss Clayton, Don Zimmerman|
|Music by:||David Newman|
|Cinematography:||Newton Thomas Sigel|
|Screenplay by:||David Arata|