SOPHIE’S CHOICE Free Screenings Tribute


Alan J. Pakula’s SOPHIE’S CHOICE stars Meryl Streep in an Academy Award®- winning performance as Sophie, a Polish immigrant and Holocaust survivor living in a post-war Brooklyn boardinghouse. Her romantic relationship with Nathan (Kevin Kline) is seen through the perspective of friend and aspiring writer, Stingo as he begins to discover their secrets.

Alan J. Pakula was a New York-based director, writer, producer and three-time Academy Award® nominee for TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (1962), ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN (1976) and SOPHIE’S CHOICE (1982). He made his feature debut in 1969 with THE STERILE CUCKOO and directed KLUTE, the first installment of his “paranoia trilogy,” in 1971.


Country: USA

Year: 1982

Director: Alan J. Pakula

Screenwriter: Alan J. Pakula

Producers: Alan J. Pakula, Keith Barish

Executive Producer: Martin Starger

Director of Photography: Nestor Almendros

Editor: Evan Lottman

Production Designer: George Jenkins

Music: Marvin Hamlisch

Cast/Featuring: Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline, Peter Macnicol, Karlheinz Hackl, Gunter Maria Halmer, Rita Karin, Eugene Lipinski, Josh Mostel

Running Time (minutes): 150 min