When Hell Was in Session (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.

Directing:
  • Paul Krasny

Writing:
  • Robert Hamner
  • Jake Justiz

Stars:
Release Date: 1979-10-08
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  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 98
Ronny Cox
Ronny Cox
Maj. Frank Perrin
James Hong
James Hong
Nguyen
Hal Holbrook
Hal Holbrook
Cmdr. Jeremiah A. Denton
Eva Marie Saint
Eva Marie Sai...
Jane Denton
Mako
Mako
Maj. Bai
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