Ida by Pawel Pawlikowski (82′)
The 20th European Union Film Festival invites you for the screenings of a collection of 21 Award-Winning Latest European Films showcasing different genre of European Cinema! There is drama, romance, comedy, documentary and more in store. Brought to you by the embassies of member states of the European Union and organised with the help of many local partners, the festival will travel from 31st of March until August 2015 to Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Ahmedabad and Jodhpur.
Ida , set in the Poland of 1962, is about a young woman on the verge of taking vows as a Catholic nun. Orphaned as an infant during the German occupation of World War II, she must now meet her aunt, the former Communist state prosecutor and only surviving relative who tells her that her parents were Jewish. The two women embark on a road trip into the Polish countryside to learn the fate of their family. Called a “compact masterpiece” Ida is an “eerily beautiful road movie”.
In partnership with European Film Festival