• Ida (2014)


Release Date: May 2nd, 2014

DVD Release Date: September 9th, 2014

PG-13 |1 hr 20 min

Plot Summary

In 1962, Anna is about to take vows as a nun when she learns from her only relative that she is Jewish. Both women embark on a journey to discover their family story and where they belong.

Cast: Agata Trzebuchowska, Agata Kulesza, Joanna Kulig, Dawid Ogrodnik, Adam Szyszkowski, Jerzy Trela, Halina Skoczynska

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski

Genres: Drama


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Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    A road trip at once tragic, hopeful, and unforgettable. show more

  • 100
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Frame by frame, Ida looks resplendently bleak, its stunning monochromes combining with the inevitable gloomy Polish weather and communist-era deprivations to create a harsh, unforgiving environment. show more

  • 100
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    Pawel Pawlikowski's Ida, a compact masterpiece set in Poland in the early 1960s, gets to the heart of its matter with startling swiftness. show more

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Nominated Cinematography
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Winner Film Not in the English Language
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (2015)
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language
Nominated Cinematography
Winner Foreign Language Film