Film of the month: Cold War
Poland, France, United Kingdom 2018
Director: Paweł Pawlikowski
Starring: Joanna Kulig, Tomasz Kot, Borys Szyc, Agata Kulesza, Jeanne Balibar, Cédric Kahn
Duration 1 h 28 min
Age limit: For over age 12
Set in Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris during the Cold War in the 1950s, the film depicts a couple who are pulled apart by political developments, fiery personalities and unfortunate twists of fate. It is an impossible love story in an impossible time. The film was directed by Paweł Pawlikowski, the director of Ida that won an Oscar, BAFTA and EFA, and is loosely based on his parents’ story.