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Pawel Pawlikowski


A literature and philosophy graduate, with extensive post-graduate work at Oxford on German literature, Polish-born Pawel Pawlikowski started as a documentary filmmaker in British television. His second feature, Last Resort (2000), earned him international critical acclaim at numerous festivals, including Toronto and Sundance, and won the 2001 ... See full bio »

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2019 Oscar Nominees: 'Cold War'

Congratulations to Cold War, Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Language film, Pawel Pawlikowski for Best Director, and Lucasz Zal for Best Cinematography.

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 60 wins & 60 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Ida Director
(2013)
(2004)
Cold War Director
(2018)
Last Resort Director
(2000)

Filmography

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 2018 Cold War (direction)
 2013 Ida
 2000 Last Resort
 1998 Twockers (TV Short documentary) (as Paul Pawlikowski)
 1998 The Stringer
 1995 Tripping with Zhirinovsky (TV Movie documentary) (as Paul Pawlikowski)
 1992 Serbian Epics (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Dostoevsky's Travels (TV Movie documentary) (as Paul Pawlikowski)
 1990 From Moscow to Pietushki: A Journey with Benedict Yerofeyev (TV Movie documentary) (as Paul Pawlikowski)
 1987 Open Space (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
- Lucifer Over Lancashire (1987) ... (as Paul Pawlikowski)
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Alternate Names:

Paul Pawlikowski

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on future projects] Now I'm going to make three other films, but like I always do. I'll jump between them and wait for the moment where one of them will have these elements like three characters and landscape and some kind of gut feeling that this is worth spending a year and a half or two years of my life on. Just like when I was doing Ida, I was doing three different projects and waiting for ... See more »

Trivia:

Chairman of the 'Official Competition' jury at the Reykjavik International Film Festival in 2005. The jury chose The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (2005) as the winner. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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