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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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Details

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

Critics

Variety

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

Trivia

Based on the true story of poetess Evgenia Ginzburg.

Stars Emily Watson (two Academy Award nominations, "Breaking the Waves") and Ulrich Tukur ("The Lives of Others")