Sophie's Choice is a 1982 drama film directed by Alan J. Pakula and based on the novel by William Styron. Set in post-WWII Brooklyn, the story follows Sophie, a Polish immigrant and Holocaust survivor, played by Meryl Streep. As she navigates a tumultuous relationship with her unstable lover, Nathan (Kevin Kline), Sophie befriends a young writer named Stingo (Peter MacNicol). Throughout the film, Sophie reveals her harrowing past and the devastating choice she had to make in a Nazi concentration camp. Meryl Streep's performance, which earned her an Academy Award, is central to this heart-wrenching tale.
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