No Place on Earth brings to light the untold story of thirty-eight Ukrainian Jews who survived World War II by living in caves for eighteen months, the longest-recorded sustained underground survival. Building upon interviews with former cave inhabitants, as well as with Chris Nicola, the caving enthusiast who unearthed the story, documentary filmmaker Janet Tobias filmed a present-day return visit to Verteba and Priest's Grotto caves in western Ukraine. Complete with dramatic reenactments, No Place on Earth is an extraordinary testament to ingenuity, willpower and endurance against all odds. Official Web Site


NO PLACE ON EARTH
Film Club Q&A Audio Podcast (MP3)
Film Club Q &A Enhanced Podcast (M4A)

A discussion with Producer Rafael Marmor and Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust Board Secretary Jon Kean. Recorded April 14, 2013 at The Landmark in West L.A.

Director:

Janet Tobias

Cast:

Saul Stermer, Sam Stermer, Sonia Dodyk, Sima Dodyk, Yetta Stermer, Sol Wexler, Chris Nicola, Kati Laban, Balázs Péter Kiss, Dániel Hegedűs, Balázs Barna Hidvégi, Fruzsina Pelikán, Orosz András, Mira Bonelli, Nóra Kovács, Bernadett Sára Borlai, Zsömbey Péter, Norbert Gogan, Réka Gavaldi, Zucker Emanuell, Viktória Szilágyi, Paul Laikin

MPAA Rating:

PG-13

Run Time:

1hr 21mins

Release Year:

2012

Country Of Origin:

USA/Hungary