Cold War (2018) – Movie Review

Review of 2018 movie Cold War (Polish Title: Zimna wojna). A polish historical period drama with three Oscar nominations: Best Foreign Language Film, Best Director and Best Cinematography.

Storyline: In the 1950s, a music director falls in love with a singer and tries to persuade her to flee communist Poland for France.

Director: Paweł Pawlikowski
Writer: Paweł Pawlikowski, Janusz Głowacki, Piotr Borkowski

Stars:
Joanna Kulig as Zuzanna “Zula” Lichoń
Tomasz Kot as Wiktor Warski
Borys Szyc as Lech Kaczmarek
Agata Kulesza as Irena Bielecka
Jeanne Balibar as Juliette
Cédric Kahn as Michel
Adam Woronowicz as consul
Adam Ferency as minister
Adam Szyszkowski as camp guard

Genre: Romance, Music, Drama
Release Date: May 10, 2018 (Cannes), Aug 31, 2018 (US Release)
Runtime: 1h 28min
Production Companies: Various
Distribution Company: Amazon Studios films
US MPAA Rating: R
Canadian MPA Rating: PG-14
Budget: $5 million

===== REVIEW SCORES =====

DANNYMALT SCORE: 7.5
IMDB Score: 7.7
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metascore: 90

Review Scores as of February 5, 2019.

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