JIFF-My Name is Sara

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My Name is Sara tells the true story of Sara Guralnick, a 13 year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by the Nazis in September of 1942. After a gruelling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best friend's identity and finds refuge in a small village where she is taken in by a farmer and his young wife. She soon discovers the dark secrets of her employers' marriage, compounding the greatest secret she must strive to protect, her true identity.
This English-language drama offers a fascinating insight into Ukrainian identity and society, and pays testament to the bravery of a single woman.


Information

JIFF-My Name is Sara
  • Cast
  • Zuzanna Surowy, Konrad Cichon, Pawel Królikowski
  • Director
  • Steven Oritt
  • Genre
  • Drama
  • Classification
  • E, 111 mins
  • Country of Origin
  • USA
  • Audio Language
  • English
  • Distributor
  • JIFF Distribution

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