"Sobibor" is based on the history of the Sobibór extermination camp uprising during WWII and Soviet officer Alexander Pechersky. When he was a POW in Sobibor, he managed to do the impossible - to organize a revolt and mass escape of the prisoners. Many of the escapees were later caught and died - the rest led by Pechersky managed to join the partisans. Script based on the book by Ilya Vasiliev: "Alexander Pechersky: Breakthrough to Immortality"
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Christopher Lambert was the only actor of this international production to film his lines in English. He is dubbed into German in most European releases, but the Russian trailers feature his actual voice speaking English. See more
Referenced in Vdud