Cinema Escapist

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Poland

Review: Jack Strong (Poland, 2014)

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Based on a true Cold War story, Jack Strong is a spy thriller from Poland which has hints of the country's recent political climate.

Review: Ida (Poland, 2013)

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Our review for 2014's Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film. Ida is a gracefully quiet piece that documents a girl's journey of personal discovery...

Review: KatyƄ (Poland, 2007)

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Polish history began a long descent into darkness in 1772. That year saw the First Partition of Poland at the hands of Prussia, Austria, and...