Sophie's Choice

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Sophie's Choice

new york city concentration camp holocaust (shoah) world war ii writer poland 1940s

Sophie's Choice

Release Date: December 08, 1982

Year    :   1982
Slogan    :   «Between the innocent, the romantic, the sensual, and the unthinkable. There are still some things we have yet to imagine.»
Genres    :   Drama, Romance, War
Production Companies    :   ITC Entertainment, Keith Barish Productions, Universal Pictures
Director    :   Alan J. Pakula
Producers    :   Alixe Gordin, Alan J. Pakula, Keith Barish, Martin Starger, William C. Gerrity
Writers    :   Alan J. Pakula, William Styron
RunTime    :   151 mins.
Budget    :   12000000
Revenue    :   30036000

Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity to Auschwitz. In the present, Sophie and Nathan's relationship increasingly unravels as Stingo grows closer to Sophie and Nathan's fragile mental state becomes ever more apparent.

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