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THE STRUMA

Directed by Simcha Jacobovici
Canada, 2001
Documentary

Synopsis

In 1941, nearly 800 Romanian Jewish refugees, packed like sardines aboard the Struma, a 46-meter boat bound for Palestine, found themselves stranded when the boat’s engine failed. Limping along the Struma manages to reach Istanbul Harbor, where it waits while Turkey deliberates the passengers fate.

Synopsis

In 1941, nearly 800 Romanian Jewish refugees, packed like sardines aboard the Struma, a 46-meter boat bound for Palestine, found themselves stranded when the boat’s engine failed. Limping along the Struma manages to reach Istanbul Harbor, where it waits while Turkey deliberates the passengers fate.

The StrumaDirected bySimcha Jacobovici

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Toronto International Film Festival
2001

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