The Forger
The Forger
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The Forger

Cioma Schönhaus, a 21-year-old Jewish man, escapes the Gestapo and saves lives thanks to his ability to forge passports. His other talent is forging own identity. Show More


The Forger (2022) is an enthralling historical drama that tells the remarkable true story of Cioma Schönhaus, a young Jewish man who becomes a hero during World War II. As a 21-year-old, Cioma has an astonishing ability to forge passports, which he skillfully utilizes to help people escape the clutches of the Gestapo.

The film takes viewers on a suspenseful journey as Cioma's exceptional talent for forgery becomes a lifeline for those desperate to flee Nazi-occupied Germany. His courage and ingenuity make him a key player in a dangerous game of survival, allowing him to save countless lives.

However, Cioma's talents extend beyond just forging documents. He is also adept at creating and assuming new identities, enabling him to navigate treacherous territory and evade capture. This dual aspect of Cioma's capabilities further adds to the intrigue and tension of the story.

Set against the backdrop of war-torn Europe, The Forger provides viewers with an intimate portrait of a young man determined to make a difference in the face of unimaginable adversity. It explores themes of bravery, identity, and the unbreakable human spirit.

With its powerful storytelling and captivating performances, The Forger is a must-watch film that sheds light on a little-known hero of the war era, showcasing the strength and resilience of the human spirit in times of darkness.

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Release Date:

13 Oct 2022


Maggie Peren, Cioma Schönhaus


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