'No Place on Earth' features Sonia Dodyk, of Lake Success, who hid in cave from Nazis

A documentary opens tomorrow about a Lake Success woman who hid from Nazis in an underground cave for a year and a half. Sonia Dodyk

"No Place on Earth" opens in Manhattan Friday and in Great Neck and Malverne next week. (4/4/13)

LAKE SUCCESS - A documentary opens tomorrow about a Lake Success woman who hid from Nazis in an underground cave for a year and a half.

Sonia Dodyk and her family were living in the Ukraine during World War II. While the Nazi regime forced Jewish families into ghettos, Dodyk and her family hid out in a cave instead.

After six months, Dodyk and her family were discovered by the Gestapo and Ukranian police. After temporarily buying their freedom, they went underground again into a second cave for another year.

Dodyk is now a 79-year-old grandmother who lives in Lake Success. She recently returned to the Ukraine with a film crew doing a documentary.

"No Place on Earth" opens in Manhattan Friday and in Great Neck and Malverne next week.

For full interview with Sonia Dodyk, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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