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Studying Ida

Sheila Skaff


Paweł Pawlikowski's 2013 film Ida was exceptionally warmly received in the United States, culminating in the Academy Award for Film Not in the English Language, but it was not without controversy. This book's introduction to the film explains the historical setting, including the violence that took place in the Polish countryside during World War II and was not exposed for sixty years, and provides political and cultural analysis to aid the reader in understanding the film's setting and narrative. The book also touches on the influence of the film on current events in Poland, where censorship ... More

Keywords: Paweł Pawlikowski, Polish countryside, World War II, Poland, world film history, Polish films

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781911325628
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781911325628.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Sheila Skaff, author