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THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ. Starting May 2nd on Sky & Peacock. Heather Morris' bestselling novel adaptation.



Harvey Keitel, Jonah Hauer-King, Melanie Lynskey, Anna Próchniak, Jonas Nay, Delia Mayer u.a.


Barbra Streisand releases title song "Love Will Survive".


Two-time Oscar winner Hans Zimmer (“Dune,” “The Lion King”) and Kara Talve (“Prehistoric Planet”) will compose the score for Sky and Peacockseries “The Tattooist of Auschwitz.


Director Tali Shalom-Ezer («Princess», «Days of Mercy»).


Inspired by the heart-breaking true-life story of Lale (Jonah Hauer-King) and Gita Sokolov (Anna Próchniak) who arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1942, and shortly after arrival, was made one of the Tätowierer (tattooists), charged to ink identification numbers onto fellow prisoners’ arms. One day, he meets Git when tattooing her prisoner number on her arm. They experience love at first sight, and so begins a life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable, and human story. Under constant guard from a volatile SS officer Baretzki (Jonas Nay), Lale and Gita became determined to keep each other alive. Lale 60 (Harvey Keitel) years after the events at Auschwitz-Birkenau meets novice writer Morris (Melanie Lynskey) and recounts his story.


Other new cast members include: Tallulah Haddon as Hanna, Mili Eshet as Ivana, Yali Topol Margalith in her first screen role as Cilka, Phénix Brossard as Leon, Ilan Galkoff as Aaron, Marcel Sabat as Tomas.


The Tattooist of Auschwitz is currently in production. It is produced by Synchronicity Films in association with Sky Studios, in association with All3Media International. Jacquelin Perske serves as lead writer and executive producer, while Evan Placey and Gabbie Asher are episode writers. Tali Shalom-Ezer is attached to direct all six episodes. The series was commissioned by Serena Thompson, executive producer for Sky Studios, and Zai Bennett, managing director of content for Sky UK. Claire Mundell is executive producer for Synchronicity Films. Morris serves as story consultant.


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