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Pawel Pawlikowski|Poland/Denmark|2013|DCP|80 min|CI: 14 anos
On the eve of her vows as a nun on the convent she was brought up on, Anna is forced to meet her only living relative – her unknown aunt Wanda. Through Wanda, Anna finds out about unexpected stories on her parents and her past, tied together to the past of a nazi-dominated Poland. On a quest for answers and for her parents burial grounds, Anna travels with her aunt to her hometown. Anna will question everything she believed to be until then.
Screenplay Pawel Pawlikowski, Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Photography Ryszard Lenczewski, Lukasz Zal
Edition Jaroslaw Kaminski
Cast Agata Trzebuchowska, Agata Kulesza, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela
About the director Pawel Pawlikowski was born in Warsaw, on the year of 1957, but left. Studied Literature and Philosophy on well respected universities such as London and Oxford, and began his film career making documentaries for the british network BBC. In his career as a documentarist, he captured the attention of the critics and awards like the prestigious Emmy Award (From Moscow to Pietushki, 1990). Considered as one of the best film directors in activity by the british newspaper The Guardian, Pawlikowski has had his films included on the lineups of several important film festivals and has won awards like the Bafta for Best British Film, with My Summer of Love (2004), and best first feature with Last Resort (2000).
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