Within the Whirlwind

Directed by Marleen Gorris
Marleen Gorris
Corinth Films
2009
100 Minutes
Germany, Poland, Belgium
English
Drama
Theatrical booking
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Festival and non-theatrical booking
Maxwell Wolkin
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Synopsis

Within the Whirlwind is based on the true story of Eugenia Ginzburg, a young Russian literature professor who spends 18 years of her life in the gulag in Siberia during Stalin’s reign of terror. Having lost everything, and no longer wishing to live, she meets the camps doctor and begins to come back to life.

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