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IDA

by Pawel Pawlikowski

synopsis

Poland 1962 Anna is a novice, an orphan brought up by nuns in the convent. She has to see Wanda, the only living relative, before she takes her vows. Wanda tells Anna that Anna is Jewish. Both women start a journey not only to find their family tragic story, but who they really are and where they belong. They question their religions and ideas they believed in. Both are trying to go on living but only one of them can.

international title: Ida
original title: Ida
country: Poland
sales agent: Portobello Film Sales
year: 2013
genre: fiction
directed by: Pawel Pawlikowski
film run: 80'
release date: PL 11/09/2013, BE 12/02/2014, FR 12/02/2014, IT 13/03/2014, NL 27/03/2014, ES 28/03/2014, DE 10/04/2014, NO 11/04/2014, SE 24/10/2014
screenplay: Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Pawel Pawlikowski
cast: Agata Kulesza, Joanna Kulig, Dawid Ogrodnik, Adam Szyszkowski, Agata Trzebuchowska
cinematography by: Lukasz Zal
film editing: Jaroslaw Kamiński
art director: Marcel Slawinski, Katarzyna Sobanska-Strzalkowska
costumes designer: Ola Staszko
music: Kristian Eidnes Andersen
producer: Ewa Puszczynska, Eric Abraham, Piotr Dzieciol
co-producer: Christian Falkenberg Husum
production: Opus Film, Canal+ Polska, Phoenix Film Investments
backing: Danish Film Institute | Polski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej
distributor: Solopan, Memento Films Distribution, Cinéart, Cinéart Netherlands B.V., Parthénos, Caramel Films, Arsenal Filmverleih, Asociatia Culturala Macondo, Folkets Bio