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Jacob's Ladder

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For years, Jacob Singer has been haunted by flashbacks of his war time experiences in Vietnam. But now, years later, something much more frightening is occurring. Hallucinatory demonic images have invaded his life. Jacob, fearing for his sanity, seeks out his old psychiatrist, only to discover that he has been killed in a car explosion. Later, an old war buddy confronts him with a tale of terror. He tells Jacob that he is experiencing the same nightmarish visions that are haunting Jacob. Jacob is stunned. But their bond is short lived. Soon afterwards, Jacob’s friend is killed in another car explosion…




Adrian LYNE

Adrian LYNE is an Academy Award-nominated director and producer of erotically-charged features as Flashdance (1983), Nine ½ Weeks (1986), Fatal Attraction (1987) and Unfaithful (2002). A few of his films are arthouse-oriented fare, like Jacob's Ladder (1990), an ambitious supernatural thriller that has earned a reputation over the years as one of the most challenging and disturbing horror movies.


Cinema Auditorium Time Notes Tickets
Kaohsiung Film Archive 3F Screening Room 2022/10/15 Saturday 21:10
Century Asia Cinemas 2F 6 2022/10/22 Saturday 20:00
Kaohsiung Film Archive 3F Screening Room 2022/10/29 Saturday 20:10

※ Notes:    With filmmakers' attendance/talks    Non-English language films without Chinese subtitles