In the Vise of Evils


1938, a young Jewish couple, Fryda and Natek, meet in southern Poland. As the Germans invade Poland in 1939, the extermination begins. In the Vise of Evils shows the harrowing and nearly miraculous story of how Natek, his fiancée, Fryda, and his brother, Berek, escape from the Nazis' malevolent claws straight into the Soviets’ vicious jaws. Two years after the brutal arrest, Stalin finally submits to amnesty of Polish subjects. Natek and Berek, now free, embark on an unforgettable yearlong odyssey to find and to rescue Fryda.
Format: Drama
Cast Size: 11M/3F (after doubling)
Running time: 110 minutes including one 15-minute intermission.


Original Source Material: Kalman Kivkovich’s 2006 novel of the same title.
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Original Language: English
Production Rights Holder:

Kalman Kivkovich,