Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall | 2013

Documentary
Goes inside the walls of the Iowa State Penitentiary, one of America's oldest maximum security prisons, to tell the poignant story of terminally ill prisoner Hall. Filmed over the course of six months, the documentary ...more
Director: Edgar Barens
Writers: Edgar Barens
Stars: N/A
Awards: 1 Oscar nomination. | full awards »

Synopsis

Goes inside the walls of the Iowa State Penitentiary, one of America's oldest maximum security prisons, to tell the poignant story of terminally ill prisoner Hall. Filmed over the course of six months, the documentary explores the prison's hospice system, and the volunteer care that Hall receives from other prisoners, who touch the lives of fellow inmates during their final days.

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