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Brief Synopsis: "Poland, 1962. Anna is a novice, an orphan brought up by nuns in a convent. Before she takes her vows, she is determined to see Wanda, her only living relative. Wanda tells Anna that Anna is Jewish. Both women embark on a journey not only to discover their tragic family story, but who they really are and where they belong, questioning their religions and beliefs."

Overall Ranking: 2060 (Rank from 2013: # 139)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 16.67%
Regular 33.33%
Half-Popped 50%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
The Void88(full review)
Fast Film Reviews Mark Hobin70(full review)
Ben Lane70(full review)
David Baruffi61(full review)
Gorgon Reviews43(full review)
Bryan Lienesch42 - The slow-moving Polish film seems inhumanely long even with it's impressively short run time.
Comedy: 2
Sex Appeal: 5
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 2

People Involved

  • Agata Trzebuchowska (Anna)
  • Agata Kulesza (Wanda)
  • Joanna Kulig (Singer)
  • Dawid Ogrodnik (Musician)
  • Adam Szyszkowski (Feliks Skiba)
  • Jerzy Trela (Szymon Skiba)
  • Artur Janusiak (Militia Man)
  • Pawel Pawlikowski (Director)