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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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Credited cast:
... Evgenia Ginzburg
... Genia's mother
... Beylin
... Krasny
... Pitkowskaya
Pearce Quigley ... Yelvov
... Lena
... Dr. Anton Walter
... Pavel
... Siderov
... Guard
Lena Stolze ... Greta
... Woman in Train (as Agnieszka Mandat-Grabka)
... Timoszkin
Heinz Lieven ... Old Vlady
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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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Outstanding acting in a powerful movie
18 November 2017 | by See all my reviews

This movie enthralled me from the beginning. The acting, across the board, is top- notch. Look for Ian Hart as a very different character than he played in the first Harry Potter movie (Professor Quirrell). I can't say enough about the lead characters. If you like learning about history, even the ugly parts, then see this movie. By the way, it is in English.


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