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Within The Whirlwind

Evegnia Ginzburg was a literature professor until the madness of Stalin’s Great Purge happened and landed her in a gulag. With the help of…

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Within The Whirlwind

Mitten Im Sturm Drama

A true story: Evegnia Ginzburg was a literature professor until the madness of Stalin’s Great Purge happened and landed her in a gulag. With the help of a loving camp doctor and poetry, she shows that one can possess dignity in the face of suffering.

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  • Marleen Gorris
  • Emily Watson
    Ulrich Tukur
    Ian Hart
  • Germany
  • English
    French
  • 2009

Critics

Variety

"Emily Watson's stunning, all-consuming perf sweeps all.."

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Based on the true story of poetess Evgenia Ginzburg.