"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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The creators of the film were consulted by the representatives of the Alexander Pechersky Foundation, as well as by the Pechersky family - the daughter of Eleonora Grinevich and granddaughter Natalia Ladyychenko. See more
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