PG-13 | | Drama
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 German occupation.
Cinematographer Ryszard Lenczewski quit the film after shortly into filming, allegedly for medical reasons, though director Pawel Pawlikowski has later said that Lenczewski left because he did not care for the film and that they would not be working together again. He was replaced by Lukasz Zal... ...
What sort of sacrifice are these vows of yours?
Flipped image. Near the end, Ida is resting in bed with her head on a pillow, to the left side of the screen. The close up shot is from above looking down and the image is flipped. A small mole that has been on her right cheek throughout the film is, in this shot, on her left side, and returns to her right side in the following shots.
Polish, Latin, French
$55,438 (USA) (4 May 2014)
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