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Within the Whirlwind (2009)

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During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.

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Genia's mother
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Evgenia Ginzburg
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Krasny
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Beylin
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Lena
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Pitkowskaya
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Dr. Anton Walter
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Pavel
Jimmy Yuill ...
Siderov
Pearce Quigley ...
Yelvov
Lena Stolze ...
Greta
Zbigniew Zamachowski ...
Guard
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Confucius
Adam Szyszkowski
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During Stalin's reign of terror, Evgenia Ginzburg, a literature professor, was sent to 10 years hard labor in a gulag in Siberia. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camp doctor and begins to come back to life.

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Version of The Voyage Into the Whirlpool Has Begun (1974) See more »

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the calligraphy of murder
4 November 2011 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This is rather strange...how can it be possible: just one review!!! A great story about those who made it. Even so, it's still sad, very sad,in fact one of the saddest stories.

E. Watson gave a great performance(as usual), both the directing and script were excellent. If there will ever be a Russian version of this film, I would go and see it for sure. The story has some amazing emotion high picks, and I must say, after watching something like that, similar to other great dramas, you feel relieved and lucky to be living in another era with all it's awfulness. You should watch it...it could make you better.


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