Pawel Pawlikowski

Cold War Review

Will audiences ever tire of silly love songs? A handful of ditties replay throughout Pawel Pawlikowski’s Cold War and each reprisal of a tune breaks one’s heart into pieces.

Ida Review

For his latest film, the powerful and low key Ida, Pawel Pawlikowski takes the term “negative space” to wonderfully literal and figurative extremes.

TIFF 2013: Ida Review

Ida Special Presentation Director: Pawel Pawlikowski In 1960s Communist Poland, Anna (Agata Trzebuchowska) who, on the occasion of taking her vows, is requested by the church to visit her long-lost aunt Wanda (Agata Kulesza). Previously unaware of her aunt’s existence, Anna is doubly shocked by the jarring, alienating world outside of the coventry. It’s as […]

Woman in the Fifth Review

A bit of an interesting failure, Pawel Pawlikowski's The Woman in the Fifth comes tantalizingly close to becoming a great thriller before losing the thread.