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Sobibór, October 14, 1943, 4 p.m. (2001)

Sobibór, 14 octobre 1943, 16 heures (original title)
Not Rated | | Documentary, History, War | 17 October 2001 (France)
A gripping account of the prisoners uprising at the Nazi extermination camp of Sobibor in 1943.

Director:

Claude Lanzmann

Writer:

Claude Lanzmann
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Cast

Credited cast:
Yehuda Lerner ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Francine Kaufmann Francine Kaufmann ... Herself - Interpreter: Hebrew
Claude Lanzmann ... Himself - Interviewer
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A gripping account of the prisoners uprising at the Nazi extermination camp of Sobibor in 1943.

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »
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Country:

France

Language:

Hebrew | French

Release Date:

17 October 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Sobibór, October 14, 1943, 4 p.m. See more »

Filming Locations:

Sobibór, Lubelskie, Poland See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,412, 14 October 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$33,635, 24 February 2002
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DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Chosen by "Les Cahiers du cinéma" (France) as one of the 10 best pictures of 2001 (#08) See more »

Quotes

Yehuda Lerner: It was a simple fact: If we didn't act, we'd be killed like all the Jews before us. So it was this reality that forced us to act like this.
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Version of Escape from Sobibor (1987) See more »

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Wake me when its over! I haven't seen a doc this bad since i was forced to watch SHERMANS MARCH!
25 February 2002 | by zombie9874See all my reviews

I understand how important it is to tell this story, but nothing can make up for how boring the execution of this film is. At one point its a 45 min. head shot of the main character who is telling the story. The man constantly restates himself to the point where you the audience member find yourself wishing for a bullet in the head to stop the agony. You would think that with the large amount of film that was shot by the German army during the Third ritch that director Claude Lanzmann could have made this film more visually appealing and interesting than the boring monologue that we are left with.


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