Filmed at Indiana’s Pendleton Correctional Facility, It’s a Hard Truth, Ain’t It follows 13 incarcerated men as they study filmmaking as a vehicle to explore their memories and how they ended up with decades-long sentences.
Directed by Madeleine Sackler and the inmates.
Client: Yoni Goodman for HBO Documentaries
Sc560-620: Max and his friends sneak around the castle but are betrayed, chased by evil soldiers and captured. Zoe, Max’s love interest, turns out to be the traitor.
Sc690: Max and his friends are rescued in the dungeons by The Good Queen and Zoe. Lovers are reunited and betrayals forgiven.
Sc260: The gang are chased around the courtyard.
Most of them get captured, but Max escapes to fight another day.