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Sabina - Tortured for Christ, The Nazi Years

Great character is sometimes forged amid great turmoil. Sabina: Tortured for Christ, the Nazi Years is the story of how God’s love transformed an ambitious, atheistic hedonist into one of the greatest Christian women of the 20th century. The film opens with Sabina Wurmbrand risking her life to show Christ’s love to a trio of Nazi soldiers. Why? Why would a Jewish Christian risk her life to help her enemies – members of the army that killed her entire family? Experience the amazing true story that has redefined the concepts of love and forgiveness for millions around the world.

  • John Grooters
    Tortured for Christ
  • John Grooters
  • Judy Grooters
  • Ionut Ionescu
  • Andrei Marinescu
  • Emil Mondanac
    Key Cast
    "Richard Wurmbrand"
  • Raluca Botez
    Key Cast
    "Sabina Wurmbrand"
  • Serban Pavlu Serban Pavlu
    Key Cast
    "Captain Dieter"
  • Adrian Titieni
    Key Cast
    "Uncle Jakob"
  • Bogdan Farkas
    Key Cast
    "Corneliu Zelea Codreanu"
  • Valentin Teodosiu
    Key Cast
  • Gabriel Costin
    Key Cast
  • Mark Chamberlin
    Director of Photography
  • Silviu Stavilã
    Director of Photography
  • Matthew L Fisher
    Music By
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Biography, History
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 55 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 31, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Christian Worldview Film Festival (CWVFF)
    Atlanta GA
    United States
    August 5, 2021
    North American Premier
    Winner - Best Feature; Winner - Audience Choice; Winner - Best Original Soundtrack
  • International Christian Visual Media (ICVM) Crown Awards
    Nashville, TN
    Winner - Best Pciture; Winner - Best Drama; Winner - Best Actress; Winner - Best Actor; Winner - Best Evangelical Film
  • Christian European Visual Media Awards (CEVMA)

    Winner - Best Feature; Winner - People's Choice
Director Biography - John Grooters

A uniquely gifted storyteller, John's work is seen throughout the world in theaters, museums, festivals, trade shows, conferences, and on broadcast television. His most recent work includes the award winning feature film "Sabina: Tortured for Christ, The Nazi Years" released in theaters in November 2021.

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