IDA (Poland): A Film by Pawel Pawlikowski

Poland 1962 – 18-year old novice Anne meets her estranged aunt Wanda, a cynical Communist judge who shocks the native Anna with a stunning revelation: Anna is Jewish and her real name is Ida.  Tasked with this new identity, Ida and Wanda embark on a revelatory journey to their old family home to discover the fate of Ida’s birth parents and unearth dark secrets dating back to the Nazi occupation. Masterfully directed by Pawel Pawlikowski,  Ida won the 2015 Academy  Award for Best Foreign Language Film becoming the first Polish film to do so.(Color:  black and white -80 minutes)

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