When Hell Was in Session (1979)
1h 38min · Drama · 8 October 1979
This film describes Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton's 7 and a half years as a prisoner of war. Held in numerous, brutal POW camps, he faced starvation, torture and terrible living conditions brought on by his North Vietnamese captors in an effort to keep communication alive between the prisoners. His wife, Jane, is also arranging a POW wives league in the U.S. in order to popularize their plight.
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Director(s): Paul KrasnyCast: Hal Holbrook, Eva Marie Saint, Mako