|Writer||David F. Shamoon|
|84th Academy Awards|
In Darkness (Polish: W ciemności) is a 2011 Polish drama film directed by Agnieszka Holland. The film, based on a true incident in German Nazi-occupied Poland, was selected as the Polish entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards and was later named one of the five official nominees.
In Darkness tells the true story of Leopold Soha who risks his own life to save a dozen people from certain death. Initially only interested in his own good, the thief and burglar hides Jewish refugees for 14 months in the sewers of the Nazi-occupied town of Lvov (former Poland).