Censoring Entity: General Security
Censoring Reason: Israel
The movie is based on William Styron's book, who is a Jewish author and the story set at Nazi times and focuses on an American Jew. The book of Styron was also banned in Lebanon.
Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live in Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust.
This DVD's import was unauthorized by General Security at one point in time (source: DVD shops). Censorship is THAT arbitrary that most of the time these banned DVDs were authorized in movie theaters or on TV. Please refer to the 'information' section of the website.