Ida Movie Information

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Overall Rank: 741

Average Rating: 3.1/4

# of Ratings: 31

Theatrical Release Date: 05/02/2014

Blu-ray/DVD Release Date: 09/09/2014

Language: Polish

Genre: Drama

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski

Actors: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Joanna Kulig, Dawid Ogrodnik, Adam Szyszkowski, Jerzy Trela

Plot: In 1960s Poland, a young woman is on the verge of taking her vows to become a nun when she uncovers a dark secret involving her family dating back to the Nazi occupation. -- Chris Kavan

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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/24/2019

A subtle film that is always saying something, even when its characters go completely silent.

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CarnivorousCouch - wrote on 02/23/2017

Gorgeous and thoughtful black-and-white cinematography, a stunner of a supporting actress performance, and an unflinching look at Polish culture two decades after World War II. It won the Foreign Language Film Oscar. Fheck out the link below if you want to read the review with still from the film. Highly recommended in this case, as the images are beautiful and haunting.

“Ghost, ghost I know you live within me
I feel you as you fly
In thunder clouds above the city
Into one that I love
With all that was left within me
Until we tore in two
Now wings and rings and there’s so many
Waiting here for you.”

– “Ghost” by Neutral Milk Hotel (from In the Aeroplane Over the Sea)

Before I can delve into Ida, (a gorgeous, chilly, and …

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Polnische Klassiker - wrote on 03/30/2016

Es ist eine reine Freude, die Reihe der "Masterpieces of Polish Cinema" auf DVD wieder zu entdecken. Ich habe euch ein paar davon in das Regal an unserer Treppe gestellt und sie wirken wie ein Gruss aus der goldenen Zeit des europäischen Arthaus Kinos in den frühen 60ern. Diese Art von Kino ist 2013 aber nicht tot, sondern lebt wieder auf mit Pawel Pawlikowskis Ida! Wir reisen zurück in das Polen um 1960, in eine ländliche Gegend. Dort steht ein ziemlich abgelegnes Kloster, in dem die 18-jährige Novizin Anna (Agata Trzebuchowska) lebt. Geredet wird hinter den Mauern wenig, weder bei Essen, noch während Annas Arbeit an einer Christusstatue. In ein paar Tagen soll Anna ihr Gelübde ablegen. Vorher aber kehrt sie noch einmal in die Stadt zurück, um ihre Tante Wanda (Agata Kulesza) zu …

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