Jacob’s Ladder Schematic and Artifact

Jack Ellison

My group members consisted of, Holly Cardwell, Matthew Duddy and Rose Connolly.

In order to view their blogs, please click on their names above.

This week we were given a task to watch, research and work on a film. Our group was assigned the film Jacob’s Ladder.

jacobs-ladderJacob’s Ladder Image – (Image sourced from Itcher.Com)

Watching it the first time, I found it interesting, unique and a bit confusing. It contains a vast amount of detail, thought and several themes. The film presents many standpoints, varying from Political views and Governmental schemes to Religious ideas of purgatory and the afterlife. Therefore, making it a film that you need to rewatch again and again to get the full meaning from it and fully understand what is happening.

Rough Plot/Film Synopsis

The film focuses almost entirely on a scarred soldier, Jacob Singer, who struggles to piece his life together…

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