Cinema Capitol will present the Polish drama COLD WAR from Friday, February 15-Thursday, February 21.
Directed by Paweł Pawlikowski, COLD WAR is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched and yet condemned to each other. Set against the background of the Cold War in 1950s Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris, it’s the tale of a couple separated by politics, character flaws, and unfortunate twists of fate – an impossible love story in impossible times.
COLD WAR premiered at the 2018 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL. The film has received numerous accolades, including three nominations at the 91ST ACADEMY AWARDS (“Best Foreign Language Film,” “Best Director,” and “Best Cinematography”) and four at the 72ND BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS, including “Best Direction” and
“Best Film Not in the English Language.”
NPR writes “COLD WAR is an immaculately crafted film shot in exquisite black and white and marvelously acted.” The TORONTO STAR also writes “Pawlikowski remains a director to watch and COLD WAR is a film to watch again and again.”
COLD WAR runs 89 minutes and is rated R (for some sexual content, nudity and language).