The Film Hidden In Silence

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The film Hidden in Silence is based on a true story. In Przemysl, Poland, during WWII, the city comes under Nazi control. The Jews are sent to ghettos. Catholic teenager Stefania Podgorska (called Fusia in the movie) sneaks 13 Jews into her attic while raising her little sister. Every day, they risk execution--by smuggling food and water to the silent group living above them. The film is not very explicit in the violence against the Jews; instead, it conveys a message of hope for mankind, despite the horror humanity shows itself in sensitive ways in many scenes of the film. During the Holocaust, Stefania harbored thirteen Jewish men, women, and children in the attic of her home for more than two years. She takes many risks and comes close

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