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Meryl Streep in Sophie's Choice

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Continuing the season of major films featuring the acclaimed actress.
Starring and Summer 1947. Stingo, an aspiring novelist from
Virginia, arrives in New York, his boyish ideals still intact. But brutal reality rapidly encroaches on his sheltered world when he befriends the beautiful Polish immigrant Sophie and her brilliant
Jewish lover Nathan, only to discover that both are hiding dark and devastating secrets. Brooklyn:
Poland:
Based on the novel by WILLIAM STYRON
Written and directed by ALAN J. PAKULA
(The season continues next Friday with 'Plenty')
• FILMS: page 18
• CEEFAX SUBTITLES

Contributors

Novel By: William Styron
Directed By: Alan J. Pakula
Sophie Zawistowska: Meryl Streep
Nathan Landau: Kevin Kline
Stingo: Peter MacNicol
Yetta: Rita Karin
Larry: Stephen D Newman
Leslie Lapidus: Greta Turken
Morris Fink: Josh Mostel
Astrid: Marcel Rosenblatt
Moishe: Moishe Rosenfeld
Rudolf Hoss: Gunther Maria Halmer
SS doctor: Karlheinz Hackl
Frau Höss: Ulli Fessl

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Meryl Streep in Sophie's Choice

BBC One London, 19 January 1990 21.30






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