About

Anna, a young novitiate in 1960s Poland, is on the verge of taking her vows when she discovers a family secret dating back to the years of the German occupation.

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Directed by

Paweł Pawlikowski

Written by

Paweł Pawlikowski (Writer)
Rebecca Lenkiewicz (Writer)

Runtime

82 minutes

Country

United Kingdom, France, Poland, Denmark

Language

Polish

Cast

Keywords

jewish nun jew poland mine

Lists

#151 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#5 on The 50 Most Critically-Acclaimed Films of 2014 They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#55 on The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films BBC

Awards

Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Cinematography