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Jaime Hellman in Colonies of the Condemned

Colonies of the Condemned

2000 NR

Learn about some of the world's toughest island prisons with this trio of documentaries, beginning with Beneath Alcatraz, which tells the story behind the brutal prison in the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay. Then, Devil's Island unveils the notorious penal colony off the coast of French Guiana, and Jailbreak explores Australia's Botany Bay. A bonus feature highlights Vice Adm. James Stockdale's experiences as a prisoner of war.