In Darkness is certainly an apt title for the latest from Europa, Europa director Agnieszka Holland: It describes the film on every level, from the physical to the emotional and spiritual. Set in 1943 German-occupied Poland, amid the liquidation of the Jewish ghetto in Lvov, it follows a mob of frightened Jews into the sewers, where they hope to escape the slaughter above ground.
While it sounds a bit like Schindler's List, it differs in several important ways. Agnieszka Holland's In Darkness is a much more realistic and gritty film. Read Post
Polish-born director Agnieszka Holland's movies and television shows have often changed the way we look at familiar events. Read Post