Event Date & Time
February 07, 2019
Sobibor is based on the history of the Sobibór extermination camp uprising during WWII.
When Soviet officer Alexander Pechersky was a POW in Sobibor, he managed to do the impossible – 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.
- Russia’s submission for Best Foreign Language Oscar 2019
About the film
- Director: Konstantin Khabenskiy
- 2018/Russia, Germany, Lithuania, Poland/110 minutes
- Russian with English subtitles