History Film / EscapeFromSobibor

7th Oct '17 9:42:44 AM bt8257
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''Escape from Sobibor'' is a 1987 British MadeForTVMovie that dramatizes the 1943 escape of over three hundred prisoners from the Sobibor extermination camp. Inmates who were selectively spared for their skills in manufacturing material goods plot their escape from the camp, in part utilizing the skills they possess to make it happen. The film stars stars Creator/AlanArkin and Creator/RutgerHauer; it is based on the book of the same written by Richard Rashke, and camp survivor Thomas Blatt (who helped Rashke with his book) served as a consultant.

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''Escape from Sobibor'' Sobibór'' is a 1987 British MadeForTVMovie that dramatizes the 1943 escape of over three hundred prisoners from the Sobibor Sobibór extermination camp. Inmates who were selectively spared for their skills in manufacturing material goods plot their escape from the camp, in part utilizing the skills they possess to make it happen. The film stars stars Creator/AlanArkin and Creator/RutgerHauer; it is based on the book of the same written by Richard Rashke, and camp survivor Thomas Blatt (who helped Rashke with his book) served as a consultant.



!! ''Escape from Sobibor'' contains examples of the following tropes:

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!! ''Escape from Sobibor'' Sobibór'' contains examples of the following tropes:
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** [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Wagner Sergeant Wagner]] is just as much bad in real life as he is here, [[HistoricalVillainDowngrade except that he didn't even try to be polite to the prisoners before shooting them and was straight-up sadistic]].

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** [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Wagner Sergeant Wagner]] is just as much bad in real life as he is here, [[HistoricalVillainDowngrade except that he didn't even try to be polite to the prisoners before shooting them and was straight-up sadistic]].straight-up]] {{sadist}}ic.
29th Jul '17 4:23:38 PM MisterRandom2
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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: One of the Nazi officers expresses relief that his wife and children escaped the latest British bombing of Hamburg.
9th Apr '17 10:01:27 PM Golondrina
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* LesCollaborateurs: Deconstructed with the Kapos; Kapo Berliner provides the most straight example.



* LesCollaborateurs: Deconstructed with the Kapos; Kapo Berliner provides the most straight example.
2nd Jan '17 10:04:29 PM Wuz
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** [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Wagner Sergeant Wagner]] is just as much of an asshole in real life as he is here, [[HistoricalVillainDowngrade except that he didn't even try to be affable to the prisoners before shooting them and was straight-up sadistic]].

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** [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Wagner Sergeant Wagner]] is just as much of an asshole bad in real life as he is here, [[HistoricalVillainDowngrade except that he didn't even try to be affable polite to the prisoners before shooting them and was straight-up sadistic]].
2nd Jan '17 10:03:09 PM Wuz
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* FauxAffablyEvil: Sergeant Wagner; Captain Reichleitner

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* FauxAffablyEvil: Sergeant Wagner; Captain ReichleitnerReichleitner.



* TruthInTelevision: [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sobibor#The_uprising Indeed]].

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* TruthInTelevision: TruthInTelevision:
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[[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sobibor#The_uprising Indeed]].Indeed]].
** [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gustav_Wagner Sergeant Wagner]] is just as much of an asshole in real life as he is here, [[HistoricalVillainDowngrade except that he didn't even try to be affable to the prisoners before shooting them and was straight-up sadistic]].
3rd Oct '16 4:07:52 PM ACW
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''Escape from Sobibor'' is a 1987 British made-for-TV film that dramatizes the 1943 escape of over three hundred prisoners from the Sobibor extermination camp. Inmates who were selectively spared for their skills in manufacturing material goods plot their escape from the camp, in part utilizing the skills they possess to make it happen. The film stars stars Creator/AlanArkin and Creator/RutgerHauer; it is based on the book of the same written by Richard Rashke, and camp survivor Thomas Blatt (who helped Rashke with his book) served as a consultant.

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''Escape from Sobibor'' is a 1987 British made-for-TV film MadeForTVMovie that dramatizes the 1943 escape of over three hundred prisoners from the Sobibor extermination camp. Inmates who were selectively spared for their skills in manufacturing material goods plot their escape from the camp, in part utilizing the skills they possess to make it happen. The film stars stars Creator/AlanArkin and Creator/RutgerHauer; it is based on the book of the same written by Richard Rashke, and camp survivor Thomas Blatt (who helped Rashke with his book) served as a consultant.
9th Jul '16 6:55:17 PM MisterRandom2
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* BlatantLies: The Nazis tell all new arrivals that they're being sent to the "[[GasChamber showers]]" for decontamination.

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* BlatantLies: Blatant to the audience, anyway. The Nazis tell all new arrivals that they're being sent to the "[[GasChamber showers]]" for decontamination.



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25th Oct '15 8:30:02 AM MisterRandom2
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* SlaveMooks: The Kapos. And to a certain extent the Ukrainian guards. [[note]] Many (if not most) of them were Soviet [[=POWs=]] who either volunteered or were pressed into service by the Nazis.[[/note]]

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* SlaveMooks: The Kapos. And to a certain extent the Ukrainian guards. [[note]] Many (if not most) of them were Soviet [[=POWs=]] [=POWs=] who either volunteered or were pressed into service by the Nazis.[[/note]]
25th Oct '15 8:29:23 AM MisterRandom2
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* SlaveMooks: The Kapos. And to a certain extent the Ukrainian guards. [[note]] Many (if not most) of them were Soviet POWs who either volunteered or were pressed into service by the Nazis.[[/note]]

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* SlaveMooks: The Kapos. And to a certain extent the Ukrainian guards. [[note]] Many (if not most) of them were Soviet POWs [[=POWs=]] who either volunteered or were pressed into service by the Nazis.[[/note]]
25th Oct '15 8:26:57 AM MisterRandom2
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* SlaveMooks: The Kapos. And to a certain extent the Ukrainian guards. [[note]] Many (if not most) of them were Soviet POWs who either volunteered or were pressed into service by the Nazis.[[/note]]
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