Polish Oscar-winning director Pawel Pawlikowski was honoured for his "exceptional contribution" to film during the 2019 Sarajevo Film Festival in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Shot in France, with dialogue in French, English and Arabic, the series called The Eddy directed by La La Land director Damien Chazelle sees Kulig star as a nightclub singer.
‘Cold War’ had been in line for three Oscars but on a disappointing night for Polish cinema it had to go home with nothing.
Actress Joanna Kulig, one of the co-stars of the acclaimed film ‘Cold War’, gives birth to boy just days before the Oscars.
Pawlikowski, who won best director at Cannes, has also been nominated along with the film’s cameraman Łukasz Żal, who was cinematographer on Pawlikowski's previous Oscar-winning film Ida.
The Cold War star, whose surname means ‘cat’ in English, joins an illustrious list of Hollywood big hitters including Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins, Ewan McGregor and Martin Freeman.
Paweł Pawlikowski’s romantic drama walks away with a sack load of awards on a triumphant night for Polish cinema.
A retrospective of the films of Paweł Pawlikowski, with the participation of the director, is being held in the New York Museum of the Moving Image. His film "Cold War" is listed among the favourites for the Oscar in the non-English language films category.
Joanna Kulig has starred in some of Poland’s most controversial films including Clergy, Sponsoring and Pawlikowski’s Ida.
Paweł Pawlikowski’s film "Cold War", Poland’s entry for the US Academy Awards in the foreign language film category, received the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) award at the 29th International Film Festival in Stockholm, on Friday.