Cold War (15) (S)

Screening: Friday 8th March, 2019

  • 88 minutes
  • World Cinema
  • Realease date: 31st August 2018 (Poland)
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IMDB Rating:
7.7 / 10


Beautifully shot in black and white, with a haunting soundtrack, the film is set during the Cold War in the 1950s. It tells the story of a musical director who falls in love with a young singer, and follows their subsequent story over the years. The film is loosely inspired by the lives of Pawlikowski’s parents. Running time: 88 minutes. Mainly Polish, with English subtitles.  Classification reason: Strong language.

Preceded by a 30 minute illustrated talk from Stuart Harris, co-head of cinematography at NFTS entitled  “From Elstree To Beaconsfield A Cinematographers Life”.

Stuart Harris at work.

Stuart Harris at work