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LETTERS TO FATHER JACOB


8:00 p.m.

Surprised at being pardoned 12 years into a life sentence, hard-bitten killer Leila (Kaarina Hazard) takes the prison warden's suggestion and winds up at the ramshackle parsonage of Father Jacob. The elderly man needs an assistant to pursue his main joy in life: answering the letters of those who write asking for his help. Although Leila regards the pastor's correspondence as pointless, it ultimately plays a role in her own redemption and self-forgiveness.

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