In Darkness

In Darkness (in Polish , W ciemności ) is a 2011 film by director Agnieszka Holland 1 based on real events.

The story of Leopold Socha , during the Ghetto of Lviv that hid in the sewers of the city about twenty Jews. Dedicated to Marek Edelman , 2 is a Polish-Canadian co-production with script by David F. Shamoon 3 based on Robert Marshall’s In the Sewers of Lvov (1990) and later confirmed by Krystyna Chiger’s memoirs, The Girl in the Green Sweater: A Life in Holocaust’s Shadow (2008) 4

Cast

  • Robert Więckiewicz as Leopold Socha
  • Benno Fürmann – Mundek Margulies
  • Agnieszka Grochowska – Klara Keller
  • Maria Schrader – Paulina Chiger
  • Herbert Knaup – Ignacy Chiger
  • Kinga Preis – Wanda Socha
  • Krzysztof Skonieczny – Szczepek Wróblewski

It was exhibited in Chicago 5 6 and nominated for the Oscar to the foreign film 7

References

  1. Back to top↑ «W ciemności» . Retrieved on February 26, 2012 .
  2. Back to top↑ p. 24
  3. Back to top↑ “Canadian roots grow at Oscars” . The Chronicle-Herald , February 17, 2012.
  4. Back to top↑ Dowell, Pat. Poland’s Holland, Exploring Holocaust History Again . National Public Radio , February 19, 2012
  5. Back to top↑ «List of Films – Polish Film Festival in America» . Pffamerica.com . Accessed November 5, 2011 .
  6. Back to top↑ «In Darkness» . Pffamerica.com . Accessed November 5, 2011 .
  7. Back to top↑ «Oscars 2012: Nominees in full» . Retrieved on January 24, 2012 .