Cold War

  • 15

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Cold War (2018, Poland/UK/France, Pawel Pawlikowski, 1hr 26 mins, 15)opens in post-World War II Poland and follows the tumultuous relationship of Wiktor and Zula over a 15 year period across musical, geographical and political boundaries. The fatefully mismatched couple, based on Pawilikowskis own parents, first meet when conductor Wiktor (Tomasz Kot) is auditioning talent for a choral ensemble he is creating to showcase traditional folk music. Zula (Joanna Kulig), a fiery, enigmatic young woman sings well and quickly becomes one of the stars of the group thus beginning a stormy affair that evolves across the historical canvas of 50s and 60s Europe. Shot in luscious Academy-ratio black-and-white format, Pawilikowskis deeply personal tale, about the hardships of living in exile, won the BestDirector award at Cannes and includes beautiful cinematography, captivating performances, a wonderful soundtrack and passionate love story .. whats not to like?View the trailer herePlease Note: This film is in STUDIO 609 at 7.30pm - there is another film on the same night at 7.45pm in the Performance Hall. You cannot watch both screenings.

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