IRENA’S VOW (TIFF 2023) – Review by Liz Braun

Irena Gut was a teenaged nurse-in-training in Poland when the Nazis invaded her country in 1939. Gut used all the resources at her disposal to help save the lives of Polish Jews during World War II, whether that was sneaking food into the ghetto or hiding Jews in the villa where she later became housekeeper to German Major Eduard Rugemer. Irena’s Vow is a new film version of Gut’s war experiences.

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