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Locked Up Abroad 

Banged Up Abroad (original title)
Survivors share their stories and experience of survival abroad.

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Bart Layton
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Youssef Tounzi ...  Nouri / ... 3 episodes, 2016-2018
Manuel Villasenor Manuel Villasenor ...  Drug Boss / ... 2 episodes, 2009
Tato Alexander Tato Alexander ...  Stephanie 2 episodes, 2011-2013
Leigh Jones ...  David bladen / ... 2 episodes, 2012-2019
Leon Clingman ...  Bruno Pelizzari / ... 2 episodes, 2013-2016
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Survivors share their stories and experience of survival abroad.

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Official Sites:

National Geographic

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 July 2007 (USA) See more »

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Locked Up Abroad See more »

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Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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RAW See more »
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Stereo

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1.33 : 1
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Hooked
14 July 2011 | by sampollock-pollockSee all my reviews

I just want to say that I love love love this show. One reviewer writes how the show has shifted from representing "unfair tourists" to "glorifying drug-runners". I believe there is still a good mix of episodes in which tourists are unfairly locked up and also in which undoubtedly, poor decision makers are also punished (though NOT fairly). Personally, I like these episodes that divulge the insides of the "poor decision-makers''' experiences. That's the lure of the program. If someone is not looking for this type of entertainment, fair enough. But I find it incredibly fascinating and have also been introduced to new books (from Chris Chance) and new research opportunities from these individuals. To each his own. I love the show and find it compelling, exciting and well, ....addicting!


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