COLD WAR “Zimna Wojna”
Narrative Feature | 90 minutes

This film played at HIFF 2018
on 10/7/2018 and 10/8/2018
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Directed By
Pawel Pawlikowski

Produced By
Ewa Puszczynska
Tanya Seghatchian

Written By
Pawel Pawlikowski
Janusz Glowacki
Piotr Borkowski

Featuring
Joanna Kulig
Tomasz Kot
Borys Szyc
Agata Kulesza


2018 | Polish/French | Poland

In the midst of tremendous political upheaval, two folk musicians meet in post-war Poland, where one attempts to escape a troubled past while the other increasingly questions the pair’s role in the country’s propaganda machine. Soon they fall in love and find fame in the smoke-lit bars of Eastern Europe, setting in motion a relationship that will span decades and cross borders. Sumptuously shot in beautiful black and white, Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski (in the follow-up to his Foreign Language Academy Award® winner IDA) returns to his home country with an achingly seductive tale of love and loss.

> Selected as Poland’s official entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar®