The Occupation

UK 15 Certificate
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March 30, 2020
1 Hour 47 Minutes
War, Drama
English, Polish
From Lightbulb Film Distribution
strong violence, threat, sexual violence references, very strong language

The Occupation tells the incredible true story of Sara Goralnik, a 13 year-old Polish Jew, whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September 1942. After a gruelling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best friend’s identity and finds refuge in a small village. Taken in by a farmer and his young wife, Sara soon discovers the dark secrets of her employers' marriage, compounding the greatest secret she must strive to protect – her true identity.

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July 8, 2020

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