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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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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 73 wins & 74 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

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

Filmography

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 2018 Cold War (direction)
 2013 Ida
 2000 Last Resort
 1998 Twockers (TV Movie documentary) (as Paul Pawlikowski)
 1998 The Stringer
 1995 Tripping with Zhirinovsky (TV Movie documentary) (as Paul Pawlikowski)
 1992 Serbian Epics (TV Movie documentary)
 1991 Bookmark (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Dostoevsky's Travels (1991) ... (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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Personal Details

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Paul Pawlikowski

Height:

6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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Personal Quote:

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. [2015] See more »

Trivia:

His paternal grandmother was Polish-Jewish and died in Auschwitz. Pawel learned about it from his father as a grown-up. This must have been a shocking news for him as he had been baptised and raised Catholic by his deeply religious mother. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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