65 wins & 69 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 ...
His mother was Catholic and worked as an English teacher at the University of Warsaw. His father worked as a doctor and was a Polish-Jewish atheist and patriot who taught him respect for Polish history. Soon after the parents split up, his father was forced to leave his beloved Poland due to antisemitic cleansing of 1968. At first, he went to Austria, and then moved to Germany where he would ...