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Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity to Auschwitz. In the present, Sophie and Nathan's re
MPAA Rating R
Release Date 1982-12-08
Runtime 151 minutes
carolyn_powell shared a tip "This movie was entertaining yet tragic based on choices made by Sophie. Have Kleenex handy."
jo-ann_robinson_jon shared a tip "That a mother would be forced to choose between her children -- never imagined that the Nazis could exercise such cruelty."
sarah_carda shared a tip "In my opinion the best female performance. Meryl Streep was exceptional in a heart breaking role."