BAFTA Film Award.
50 wins & 36 nominations.
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(TV Short documentary) (as Paul Pawlikowski)
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on winning the 1st 'Best Foreign Language Film' Academy Award for Poland with Ida
(2013)] It's really fantastic. We have a great tradition of films but no Oscars so this feels really great. I hope it encourages the world to look at Polish cinema again and other filmmakers to take risks and do something that's a bit original and brave. I hope this is [an] encouragement. For the film is about ...
While studying at Oxford University, he met his professor's wife Halina Wolinska-Brus. He thought she was a very kind funny old lady. As it turned out though, that Polish immigrant had been after the war a brutal Stalinist prosecutor, who had been sentencing many innocent people with death penalty. Wolinska-Brus was later used by Pawlikowski as a prototype for the character of Bloody Wanda in his...