MY NAME IS SARA

By Steven ORITT

JAMES LUCY PRODUCTIONS - as PROD

First film - Completed 2019

After losing her family at the outbreak of the Holocaust, a 13-year-old Polish Jew hides in plain sight, masquerading as an Orthodox Christian in the Ukrainian countryside.

    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • First film, Jewish, True Story
    • Countries
    • POLAND
    • Duration
    • 111 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Steven ORITT
    • Writer(s)
    • David HIMMELSTEIN
    • Producer(s)
    • Steven ORITT (James Lucy Productions), Justyna PAWLAK (Watchout Studio)
    • Synopsis
    • 'My Name Is Sara' tells the true life-story of Sara Guralnik, a 13-year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best friend's identity and finds refuge in a small village, where she is taken in by a farmer and his young wife. She soon discovers the dark secrets of her employers’ marriage, compounding the greatest secret she must strive to protect, her true identity.