Cold War

Cold War

Q&A screening:

Director Paweł Pawlikowski and documentarian Adam Curtis join us for a Q&A screening, hosted by Antonia Quirke (Radio 4's The Film Programme).

Monday 11 February 6.15pm, Curzon Mayfair.


With thanks to Curzon Artificial Eye.

Paweł Pawlikowski follows his Oscar-winning Ida with the stunning Cold War, an epic romance set against the backdrop of Europe after World War II. Sumptuously shot in luminous black and white, it spans decades and nations to tell a love story that is as tragic as it is moving, and as transportive as it is honest.

Winner of the Best Director award at the Cannes Film Festival 2018, Pawlikowski melds the personal with the political to exquisite effect. Set to a soundtrack that takes you from the rustic folk songs of rural Poland to the sultry jazz of a Paris basement bar, it’s a wistful and dreamlike journey through a divided continent - and a heartbreaking portrait of ill-fated love.

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Paweł Pawlikowski


Tomasz Kot, Agata Kulesza, Joanna Kulig

Running Time:

88 minutes


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