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Under Jakob’s Ladder

2011 TV-PG 1 hr 38 min

Thrown into a Soviet detention camp, Jakob finds himself under the heel of a ruthless warden, Nikolai. The prisoners are forced to play chess with the warden who promises if they win they’ll be set free. But, if they lose, they face torture. Can Jakob end a 60-year old vendetta or does Nikolai have another trick up his sleeve?

Quote of the day

Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread.