Rent Sophie's Choice (1982)

3.7 of 5 from 133 ratings
2h 24min
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Synopsis:
Between the innocent, the romantic, the sensual, and the unthinkable. There are still some things we have yet to imagine. Feature is a tragic tale of a writer's love for a Holocaust survivor, adapted from William Styron's best-selling novel. Sophie (Meryl Streep) is a Polish Catholic haunted by the 'choice' she had to make in a Nazi concentration camp. Now in the United States, she has found a reason to live in Nathan (Kevin Kline), a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stingo (Peter MacNicol) a young writer just arrived in New York City who bears witness as the happiness of Sophie and Nathan becomes endangered by her ghosts and his obsessions.
Actors:
, , , , , Greta Turken, , , , , , , , , , Alexander Sirotin, , , ,
Directors:
Producers:
Keith Barish, Alan J. Pakula
Voiced By:
Josef Sommer
Narrated By:
Josef Sommer
Writers:
William Styron, Alan J. Pakula
Others:
Néstor Almendros, Marvin Hamlisch, Albert Wolsky
Studio:
Carlton
Genres:
Drama, Romance
Awards:

1983 Oscar Best Actress

BBFC:
Release Date:
27/03/2000
Run Time:
144 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
BBFC:
Release Date:
04/08/2014
Run Time:
151 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Audio Commentary with Director Alan J. Pakula
  • Director Alan J. Pakula: A Tribute
  • Trailer

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Reviews (2) of Sophie's Choice

Sophie's a star - Sophie's Choice review by Swambi

Spoiler Alert
06/04/2006

Well filmed, although the cinematography is not up to modern standards. Meryl Streep turns in a stunning performance, and is utterly believable. It would be worth watching just for this. The flash-backs to the war are cleverly filmed, and very credible - but it's a sad story.

1 out of 2 members found this review helpful.

An excellent film - Sophie's Choice review by RJ

Spoiler Alert
19/01/2018

Meryl Streep gives a brilliant performance as does Kevin Kline as the Bipolar character. I would watch it again with pleasure.

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