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Ida (2013)

  • Rate: 7.6/10 total 1,557 votes 
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2 May 2014 (USA)
  • Runtime: 80 min
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  • IMDb page: Ida (2013)
  • Rate: 7.6/10 total 1,557 votes 
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2 May 2014 (USA)
  • Runtime: 80 min
  • Filming Location: Lódz, Lódzkie, Poland
  • Gross: $346,512 (USA) (16 May 2014)
  • Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
  • Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik | See full cast and crew »
  • Original Music By: Kristian Eidnes Andersen  (as Kristian Selin Eidnes Andersen) 
  • Soundtrack: Guarda che luna
  • Sound Mix: Dolby Digital
  • Plot Keyword: Poland | Nun | Orphan | Convent | Novitiate

Writing Credits By:

  • Pawel Pawlikowski  writer and
  • Rebecca Lenkiewicz 
  • Rebecca Lenkiewicz (co-writer)

Known Trivia

  • Cinematographer Ryszard Lenczewski was forced to quit the film after ten days’ shooting for medical reasons. He was replaced by Lukasz Zal. 3 of 5 found this interesting Interesting? YesNo |
  • French visa # 138950. 0 of 5 found this interesting Interesting? YesNo |
  • Swiss censorship visa # 1009.833. 0 of 5 found this interesting Interesting? YesNo |

Plot: Anna, a young novitiate nun in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a dark family secret dating back to the years of the Nazi occupation. Full summary » |  »

Story: Poland, 1962. Anna, an orphan brought up by nuns in the convent, is a novice. She has to see Wanda, the only living relative, before she takes her vows. Wanda tells Anna about her Jewish roots. Both women start a journey not only to find their family’s tragic story, but to see who they really are and where they belong. They question what they used to believe in. Both of them are trying to go on living but only one eventually can. Written byAnonymous

FullCast & Crew

Produced By:

  • Eric Abraham known as producer
  • Halszka Bukowska known as executive producer
  • Piotr Dzieciol known as producer
  • Sofie Wanting Hassing known as associate producer
  • Christian Falkenberg Husum known as co-producer
  • Magdalena Malisz known as line producer
  • Ewa Puszczynska known as producer
  • Agnieszka Wasiak known as executive producer

FullCast & Crew:

  • Agata Kulesza known as Wanda
  • Agata Trzebuchowska known as Anna
  • Dawid Ogrodnik known as Lis
  • Jerzy Trela known as Szymon
  • Adam Szyszkowski known as Feliks
  • Halina Skoczynska known as Mother Superior
  • Joanna Kulig known as Singer
  • Dorota Kuduk known as Kaska
  • Natalia Lagiewczyk known as Bronia
  • Afrodyta Weselak known as Marysia
  • Mariusz Jakus known as Barman
  • Izabela Dabrowska known as Waitress
  • Artur Janusiak known as Policeman
  • Anna Grzeszczak known as Neighbour
  • Jan Wociech Poradowski known as Father Andrew
  • Konstanty Szwemberg known as Official
  • Pawel Burczyk known as Prosecutor
  • Artur Majewski known as Wanda's Lover
  • Krzysztof Brzezinski known as Pianist
  • Piotr Sadul known as Bass Player
  • Lukasz Jerzykowski known as Guitarist
  • Artur Mostowy known as Drummer
  • Marek Kasprzyk known as Man in Bar (uncredited)



Supporting Department

Makeup Department:

  • Anna Kieszczynska known as makeup artist
  • Katarzina Lipinska known as assistant makeup artist
  • Rafal Rodak known as assistant makeup artist
  • Tomasz Sielecki known as makeup artist
  • Robert Zajac known as assistant makeup artist

Art Department:

  • Katarzyna Bogdanska known as storyboard artist
  • Marek Bomba known as key constructor
  • Robert Bomba known as scenic artist
  • Dorota Borkowska known as assistant art director
  • Tomasz Chudobinski known as scenic artist
  • Jagna Dobesz known as additional set decorator
  • Piotr Gaszewski known as props
  • Patryk Kowalczyk known as assistant art director
  • Marek Krol known as scenic artist
  • Alfred Lüdert known as scenic artist
  • Andrzej Razniewski known as property master
  • Marek Razniewski known as designer: props
  • Jakub Sniec known as prop assistant
  • Agata Trojak known as assistant art director




Production Companies:

  • Canal+ Polska (coproduction)
  • City of Lodz (support)
  • Danish Film Institute (support)
  • Eurimages (support)
  • Opus Film
  • Phoenix Film Investments
  • Phoenix Film Poland (coproduction)
  • Polski Instytut Sztuki Filmowej (support)
  • Portobello Pictures (cooperation to production)

Other Companies:

  • Brutus Film  lighting equipment
  • Codex Digital  digital recording equipment
  • DI Factory  post-production facilities/digital intermediate
  • Dunex  security
  • Hydra Film  subtitles by
  • Lodz Film Commission  thanks
  • Ministi Film  sound post-production
  • Panavision Polska  camera equipment provided by
  • Szokalski  cranes supplied by
  • Titra Film Paris  french subtitles: original version with subtitles
  • Top Films  transportation
  • Toya Studios  playback recording


  • Solopan (2013) (Poland) (all media)
  • Arsenal Filmverleih (2014) (Germany) (theatrical)
  • CDI Films (2014) (Argentina) (theatrical)
  • Cinéart (2014) (Netherlands) (theatrical)
  • Copiapoa Film (2014) (Japan) (theatrical) (in association with)
  • Frenetic Films (2014) (Switzerland) (theatrical)
  • Memento Films (2014) (France) (theatrical)
  • Mermaid Film (2014) (Japan) (theatrical)
  • Music Box Films (2014) (USA) (theatrical) (subtitled)
  • Parthenos (2014) (Italy) (theatrical)
  • Soloban (2013) (Poland) (theatrical)
  • StraDa Films (2014) (Greece) (theatrical)



Other Stuff

Special Effects:

  • Stage 2

Visual Effects by:

  • Tomasz Czekierda known as conform artist
  • Michal Herman known as colorist
  • Michal Herman known as visual effects
  • Jaroslaw Kapuscinski known as digital compositor
  • Michal Krajewski known as conform artist
  • Maciej Mika known as mastering: D-Cinema
  • Radoslaw Rekita known as visual effects
  • Robert Stasz known as visual effects producer
  • Zofia Syroka known as conform artist
  • Michal Truszkowski known as visual effects producer

MPAA: Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, some sexuality and smoking



Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database

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