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2:20 Sunday Showing of IDA

  • Jun 15, 2014 · 2:00 PM
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It's shot in B&W, so there's that. Plus, this drama is getting some pretty great reviews.

From one of the gushier reviews:

"Riveting, original and breathtakingly accomplished on every level, Ida would be a masterpiece in any era, in any country." --Godfrey Cheshire,

Metacritic score: 89. RottenTomatoes score: 94.

***** I'll be in the lobby with a Meetup sign, before and after the movie. *****

NEW & IMPORTANT: In exchange for using their private room, La Madeleine now expects our group to spend around $50. If everyone gets a beverage and/or snack, we should be fine. More about the movie...

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski
Actors: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, and several others
Genre: Drama
Rating: PG-13 for some sexuality and smoking
Runtime: 80 min. Language: Polish with English subtitles
Synopsis: 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 Nazi occupation.

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  • Philip D.

    Here is the link to Solitude, the Ella Wheeler Wilcox poem I referred to as being so appropo to the conclusion of this film. www.poetryfoundation/poem/1

    June 16, 2014

    • Clay W.

      Thanks for posting, Philip. Perfect poem to accompany this film.

      June 16, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was great to meet you all. I was too tired afterwards to join in the conversation, but I promise I will next time. The subject matter of the film was unusual.

    June 16, 2014

    • Clay W.

      Glad you found us, Linda.

      June 16, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    So sorry I had to miss the discussion after the show - thank you Philip for the link to the poem!

    1 · June 16, 2014

  • George G

    A pretty good film whose ending that made up for a slow start, Ida made up for it (for me) with the excellent ideas and questions it brought up in discussion.

    1 · June 15, 2014

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