Cold War

Cold War(15)

10th Oct 2019
Pawel Pawlikowski - 2018 89 mins
Poland
Language Polish and other

A passionate love story between two people of different backgrounds and temperaments, who are fatally mismatched, set against the background of the Cold War in the 1950s in Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris.

Score: 81.25%

Some members' comments:

Like Dr Zhivago, love destroyed by the system. Brilliantly paced. Stunning. I could watch it again next week. Enjoyed the B&W photography. Plot was a bit disjointed. Very poignant. Excellent photography. A beautiful film of how complex love can be. Heartfelt; heart rending. A clever use of light throughout. But, will it end in tears. Lovely music, lots of gaps that left lots of questions. Not an easy watch as all seemed such a mess but overall enjoyable. Love the mirrors. Fabulous music of all genres – why not stay in Paris and be famous?

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