"Escape from Sobibor" was a British made-for-TV movie that appeared in 1987.It was directed by Jack Gold and is based on a nonfiction bookby Richard Rashke.It is based on the most successful escape from a concentration camp.A camp survivor named Thomas Blatt served as technical advisor.The camp was located in Poland and approximately 250,000 Jews were murdered there.
LEAD: IT'S DIFFICULT FOR A TELEVISION dramatization to come to grips with the Holocaust. Documentaries are better equipped. A dramatization, no matter how thoughtfully done, is still make-believe. A documentary need only show us, say, a pile of children's shoes. We feel a terrible sorrow then; the unimaginable has been expressed.