March 22, 2012
Conscience Found: The self-concerned Poldek is a believable, yet uncharacteristic protagonist. His positive transformation from Nazi-allied hunter to Jewish-sympathetic savior stands in stark contrast to the brutal realities of the Holocaust.
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Life Underground: Agnieszka Holland’s In Darkness portrays the dark terror of the hunt for Jews in WWII Poland.
Based on actual events, this claustrophobic epic is as emotional as they come: a Holocaust story shot through with a layer of darkness both literal and figurative. Set mainly beneath the streets of Lvov, Poland, ...