BAFTA Film Award.
52 wins & 42 nominations.
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(TV Short documentary) (as Paul Pawlikowski)
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
Did You Know?
Let's be honest: Ida
(2013) had no commercial prospects, even in festivals, because I know how hard it is for Polish films to break into Cannes, Venice and Berlin. When I said that I was doing the film in Poland - in Polish and in black and white - my friends decided that I was committing professional hara-kiri. 
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 ...
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