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The renowned Polish-born film and television director and screenwriter Agnieszka Holland has created a stunning work about life and death in the Lviv ghetto during the closing months of World War II.

Her film, titled “In Darkness,” stands as a metaphor of hope for all people terrorized by the brutalities of occupation and ethnic cleansing. It depicts the life of a group of Jews who lived for 14 months in the sewers of the city, determined, against all odds, to survive.

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