Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski.
Starring: Agata Kulezsza, Agata Trzebuchowska.
Running time 82 minutes
A young woman raised in a convent is about to become a nun, but is first sent to meet her only living relative. She discovers that she was born Jewish and that her aunt is a judge and a heavy drinker. Together they set out to return to their rural home and solve the mystery of what happened to their family. The film is set in 1962 and beautifully shot in black and white. This film won the Oscar for best foreign language film of 2015. ‘A compact masterpiece’. In Polish with English sub-titles.
The film will be preceded by Looe Film Society’s AGM.