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Sophies Choice Movie

Movie Review for Sophies Choice


This 80ís movie is about a woman who experienced the horror and the terror of a Nazi concentration camp.

Sophies Choice DVD

DVD Release

The DVD for the movie Sophies Choice was released on April 21, 1998 by Lions Gate and is rated R.


In the movie Sophie's Choice, Sophie Zawistowski is a woman with a dark past. She was a prisoner in Auschwitz and had to choose between the life of her son and the life of her daughter.

Many years later, after Sophie's Choice has been made, we can see her living in the United States. There, she will meet another Jewish person who has demons of his own.


Sophie Zawistowski - Meryl Streep
Nathan Landau - Kevin Kline
Stingo - Peter MacNicol
Yetta - Rita Karin
Larry - Stephen D. Newman


For the movie Sophie's Choice, Meryl Streep learned how to speak German and Polish.

Meryl Streep begged the director of the film Sophie's Choice to choose her for the main role.

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80's Film Facts:

The Movie Sophies Choice was released to theatres on 12/10/1982 by Universal, and grossed $25,215,547 at the box office in the US.

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