Ida

Release date: 25-10-2013
Director: Paweł Pawlikowski

directed by Paweł Pawlikowski written by Paweł Pawlikowski, Rebeca Lenkiewicz director of photography Łukasz Żal, Ryszard Lenczewski production design by Katarzyna Sobańska, Marcel Sławiński costume design by Aleksandra Staszko make-up by Anna Niuta Kieszczyńska edited by Jarosław Kamiński producers Piotr Dzięcioł, Ewa Puszczyńska, Eric Abraham, Janine Gold produced by Opus Film co-produced by Phoenix Film Investment co-financed by Polish Film Institute distributed by Solopan world sales Fandango Portobello
cast Agata Kulesza (Wanda), Agata Trzebuchowska (Anna), Dawid Ogrodnik (Lis), Joanna Kulig
B&W, 80′
Poland, Denmark 2013

 

A young nun discovers that she is Jewish; as a child, she had been christened in order to protect her from the Holocaust. She travels to her home village with her only living relative – an aunt who is a communist removed from power. Their journey is the search for identity, love, and forgiveness.