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Title Ida. [videorecording].
Publisher/Date [Kew, Vic.] : Umbrella Entertainment, [2021]
Pagination etc. 1 DVD-video (approximately 82 minutes) : sound, black and white ; 12 cm.
Contents note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.
Creation Note Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski.
Performer note Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawd Ogrodnik.
Summary Note "Poland 1962. Anna, is a beautiful eighteen-year-old woman, preparing to become a nun at the convent where she has lived since orphaned as a child. She learns she has a living relative she must visit before taking her vows, her mother's sister, Wanda. Together, the two women embark on a voyage of discovery of each other and their past. Anna learns her Aunt is not only a former hard-line Communist state prosecutor, notorious for sentencing priests and others to death but also a Jew. Ana learns that she too is Jewish--and that her real name is Ida. This revelation sets Anna on a journey to uncover her roots and confront the truth about her family. She has to choose between her birth identity and the religion that saved her from the massacres of the Nazi occupation of Poland. And Wanda must confront decisions she made during the War when she chose loyalty to the cause before family"--Container.
Target audience note Rated: M.
Language note In Polish. English subtitles.
Subject Nuns -- Poland -- Drama
Family secrets -- Drama
Nineteen sixties -- Drama
Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Drama
Historical films.
Added Author Pawlikowski, Pawel film director.
Kulesza, Agata, 1971- actor.
Trzebuchowska, Agata actor.
Ogrodnik, Dawid actor.
Corporate Author Ida (Motion picture)
Added title Ida (Motion picture)
Shelf Location DVD F IDA
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