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Thumbnail for Sophie's Choice (1982) Sophie's Choice (1982)

Basics Critics:71Viewers:73Rusty:81
Category: Drama, RomanceSub-Category: drama film, flashback film, film adaptationMain subject: World War II, the HolocaustNarrative location: BrooklynRuntime: 144 minutesColor: colorLanguage: German, EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Alan J. PakulaScreenwriter: Alan J. PakulaBased on: Sophie's ChoiceMusic: Marvin HamlischCinematography: Néstor AlmendrosStars: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter MacNicol, Rita Karin, Josh Mostel, Robin Bartlett, Günther Maria Halmer, David Wohl, Eugene Lipinski, Katharina ThalbachProducer: Alan J. PakulaStudio: ITC EntertainmentAwards won: Academy Award for Best Actress (Meryl Streep)
Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama (Meryl Streep)
National Society of Film Critics Award for Best Actress (Meryl Streep)
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Cinematography (Néstor Almendros)
Academy Award for Best Costume Design
Academy Award for Best Original Score (Marvin Hamlisch)
Academy Award for Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay (Alan J. Pakula)
Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Drama
Award details: (details at IMDb)

Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps who has found a reason to live in Nathan a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stengo the movies narrator a young American writer new to New York City. But the happiness of Sophie and Nathan is endangered by her ghosts and his obsessions.

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