- Original title
Ida (Sister of Mercy)
- Running time
- 80 min.
Pawel Pawlikowski, Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Kristian Eidnes Andersen
Lukasz Zal, Ryszard Lenczewski (B&W)
Co-production Poland-Italy-Denmark; Opus Film / Phoenix Film
Drama | 1960s. Religion. Family Relationships. Nazism
- Synopsis / Plot
- In the 1960s Communist Polish, Anna, a young novice nun, is told by her prioress that before she takes her vows she must visit her only surviving relative. Anna travels to visit her aunt Wanda, a sad, hard-drinking judge who reveals that Anna's actual name is Ida Lebenstein. Ida's parents had been Jews who were murdered late in the Nazi occupation of Poland during World War II.
: Academy Awards: Best Foreign Language Film. Nominated for Best Cinematography
: 5 European Film Awards, including Best Movie, Director and Screenplay
: Golden Globes: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
: BAFTA Awards: Best Film Not in the English Language
: Goya Awards: Best European Film
: Guldbagge Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Foreign Film
: Los Angeles Film Critics: Best Foreign Film & Supp. Actress (Kulesza)
: Independent Spirit Awards: Best Foreign Film
: Satellite Awards: Nominated for Best Picture & Best Foreign Film
: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
2014: Chicago Film Critics Awards: 4 Nom. including for Best Foreign Film
: David di Donatello Awards: Nominated to Best European Picture
: Toronto Film Festival: FIPRESCI Award (Special Presentations)
2013: Gijon Film Festival: Best Film, Actress (Kulesza), Screenplay, Art. Direction
2013: London Film Festival: Best Movie
2013: Warsaw Film Festival: Best Film
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nominated for Best International Independent Film
: Gaudí Awards: Nominated for Best European Film
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