BAFTA Film Award.
46 wins & 34 nominations.
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(TV Short documentary) (as Paul Pawlikowski)
(TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
6' 1½" (1.87 m)
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[on his process] The changes are part of my writing process. When I write, I imagine scenes. I write things down. I take photographs. I do some casting. I rewrite. It's a permanent making or remaking. I wanted to make the kind of film which is like a meditation more than a story, which has these kinds of faces that convey the mood of Poland at that moment, but is also a bigger parable about stuff...
His paternal grandmother was Polish-Jewish and died in Auschwitz. Pawel learned about it from his father as a grown-up. This must have been a shocking news for him as he had been baptised and raised Catholic by his deeply religious mother.