Ida

2013, 80 min.

Ida (2013)
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Awards

2015
Oscars
Best Foreign Film

Spirit Awards
Best International Film

2014
European Film AwardsBest Film; Best Director & Best Screenwriter for Pawel Pawlikowski; Best Cinematographer, Prix Carlo di Palma for Lukasz Zal & Ryszard Lenczewski; People’s Choice Award for Best European Film

Polish Film Festival Los Angeles
Hollywood Eagle Award

Avvantura Festival Film Forum Zadar
Grand Prix, Best Actres Award for Agata Kulesza & Agata Trzebuchowska

Lima Film Festival of Central and Eastern Europe, Peru
Best Feature

goEast Festival of Central and Eastern European Film Festival, Wiesbaden
Skoda Film Award

Sarasota Film Festival
Best Feature

American Society of Cinematographers Spotlight Award
for Lukasz Zal & Ryszard Lenczewski

2013
Les Arcs European Film Festival
Crystal Arrow, Best Actress Prize for Agata Kulesza & Agata Trzebuchowska

Camerimage International Film Festival
Best Cinematography for Lukasz Zal & Ryszard Lenczewski

Gijon International Film Festival
the Premio Principado de Asturias to the Best Film, the Gil Parrondo Prize to the Best Art Direction for Katarzyna Sobańska & Marcel Sławiński, the Best Actress Prize for Agata Kulesza, Prize to the Best Screenplay for Pawel Pawlikowski, Rebecca Lenkiewicz and Best Film Award by Youth Jury

Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”
“Golden Listapad” for Best Film; Yury Marukhin Memorial Award for Best Cinematography for Lukasz Zal & Ryszard Lenczewski

Warsaw Film Festival
Grand Prix, Ecumenical Jury Award

Toronto Film Festival
FIPRESCI Prize

Gdynia Film Festival
Golden Lions, Best Actress for Agata Kulesza, Best Cinematography for Lukasz Zal & Ryszard Lenczewski, Best Art Director for Katarzyan Sobanska & Marcel Slawinski

Production
Director Pawel Pawlikowski
Screenplay Pawel Pawlikowski, Rebecca Lankiewicz
Cinematography Lukasz Zal, Ryszard Lenczewski
Music Kristian Eidnes Andersen
Art Directors Katarzyna Sobanska, Marcel Slawinski
Producers Eric Abraham, Piotr Dzieciol, Ewa Puszczynska
Cast
Ida, Sister Anna Agata Trzebuchowska
Wanda Gruz, Anna’s Aunt Agata Kulesza
Boy, Sax Player Dawid Ogrodnik
Singer Joanna Kulig
Skiba’s Son Adam Szyszkowski
Szymonh Skiba Jerzy Trela
Story
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.