This movie is from the 80s, maybe the early 90s. In prison, several people are waiting for their last day in the department for those sentenced to death. One of them, a young, carefree rake, puts on a brave face and plays pranks on the other prisoners. Next to him is another prisoner who behaves calmly and reads a lot, which surprises the young one. After one of the inhabitants of the death penalty block ends his life in the electric chair, the young prisoner loses his bravura mood, and to distract himself, he asks his neighbor to read something. This first book is the start of a long journey, this prisoner is graduating from law school, using his education to appeal his sentence, and helping to get out or get other prisoners off their sentences.