But was a dud!
You'd think a story about a 4,000 mile prison escape from Siberia would be teeming with drama. Except, there wasn't even a single memorable or well-done scene.
The acting was also weak and no doubt many viewers had trouble understanding the various fake foreign accents speaking English.
I'm sure the book was better.
Now I'm going to try to remember which fool it was that recommended this one to me...