"Ida" Nominated for Golden Globes


Ida, photo courtesy of Opus Film


Nominations for the 72nd Golden Globe Awards, the annual awards of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, were announced on December 11 in Beverly Hills. Ida, a film directed by Paweł Pawlikowski and co-financed by the Polish Film Institute, received a nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film category.


Nominations in all 25 categories were announced by Theo Kingma, president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and actors Kate Beckinsale, Peter Krause, Paula Patton and Jeremy Piven.


Other films nominated in for the Best Foreign Language Film Golden Globe Award: Force Majeure, a film by Ruben Östlund (Sweden), Leviathan, a film by Andrei Zvyagintsev (Russia), Tangerines, a film by Zaza Urushadze (Estonia, Georgia), and Gett: The Trial of Vivianne Gett, a film by Ronit Elkabetz and Shlomi Elkabetz (France, Germany, Israel).


Launched in 1943, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) today has film critics from 55 countries among its members. The mission of the HFPA is to “establish favorable relations and cultural ties between foreign countries and the United States of America by the dissemination of information concerning the American culture and traditions […] in various foreign countries.”


Golden Globe winners in past years included Roman Polański (Chinatown and Tess) and Agnieszka Holland (Europa, Europa). More recently, Polish composer Abel Korzeniowski was nominated twice for Best Original Score (A Single Man and W.E.).



The 72nd Golden Globes awards ceremony will take place on January 11, 2015 and will once again be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.


Further details available at: www.goldenglobes.com.


Marta Sikorska


Translated by Karolina Kołtun