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In Darkness is a polonais film of genre Drama directed by Agnieszka Holland released in USA on 2 september 2011 with Robert Więckiewicz

In Darkness (2011)

W ciemności

In Darkness
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Released in USA 2 september 2011
Length 2h24
Directed by
OriginPologne
Genres Drama,    War
Rating72% 3.6485353.6485353.6485353.6485353.648535

In Darkness (Polish: W ciemności) is a 2011 Polish drama film written by David F. Shamoon and directed by Agnieszka Holland.

Based on true events during German occupation of Poland, the film tells a story of Leopold Socha, a sewer worker in the then Polish city of Lwów (taken after World War II by the Soviet Union, and now part of Ukraine), who used his knowledge of the city's sewer system to shelter a group of Jews escaped from Lwów's ghetto during the German extermination of Jewish people.

The film was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards.

Synopsis

In Darkness is a dramatization of a factual rescue of Jewish refugees during World War II in German-occupied Polish city Lwów (Lemberg in German, L'viv in Ukrainian). For over a year, a Polish Catholic sewer maintenance worker and burglar, Leopold Socha – along with his friend and coworker Szczepek Wróblewski – hid and cared for a group of hunted Polish Jews who had escaped the massacres and deportations during the liquidation of the Lwów Ghetto, at first helping them in exchange for daily payment, but then continuing to do so long after the Jews' money had run out and aiding them had become ever more dangerous.

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