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In Darkness (2011)

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A dramatization of one man's rescue of Jewish refugees in the German-occupied Polish city of Lvov.

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Leopold Socha
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Mundek Margulies
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Klara Keller
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Paulina Chiger
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Ignacy Chiger
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Yanek Weiss
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Chaja
Jerzy Walczak ...
Jacob Berestycki
Oliwer Stanczak ...
Pawel Chiger
Milla Bankowicz ...
Krystyna Chiger
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Szczepek
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Wanda Socha
Aleksander Mincer ...
Szlomo Landsberg (as Olek Mincer)
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Icek Frenkiel
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Mania Keller
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IN DARKNESS tells the true story of Leopold Socha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his own good, the thief and burglar hides Jewish refugees for 14 months in the sewers of the German-occupied town of Lvov (former Poland). Written by Anonymous

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Drama | War

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images, sexuality, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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5 January 2012 (Poland)  »

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Opening Weekend:

$27,413 (USA) (10 February 2012)

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$1,038,733 (USA) (11 May 2012)
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Poland's candidate to compete for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2012 Academy Awards. See more »

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When Leopold is being brought by soldiers to meet Kovalev, he has a bag, then he hasn't and then he has it again. See more »

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Authentic holocaust drama with great actors
20 October 2013 | by (Riehen, Switzerland) – See all my reviews

A true story set in Poland during the Second World War. Jewish people chased by Nazis. Incredible scenes with children that suffered with their parents. Great respect for all that survived this nightmare. The actors delivered here all solid performances. The sceneries were well set up. The director did a fine fob. The movie was never boring but could have been anyway shorter. The world should never forgot what happened to our humanity. God bless all the victims.

If you are interested in such documentation don't miss the other holocaust films Der Letzte Zug, Die Fälscher, The Pianist or Black Book.

Rating: 8/10.


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