About the film
prisoner of war based on a true story torture
When Hell Was in Session
Release Date: October 08, 1979
|Production Companies||:||aubrey hamner productions|
|Writers||:||Robert Hamner, Jake Justiz|
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.