"Birdman" and "Boyhood" have gotten most of the Oscar headlines over the last month, but it's Pawel Pawlikowski's "Ida" that could make history on Sunday. If it wins in the Best Foreign Language Film category, "Ida" -- which was also nominated for Best Cinematography -- would earn Poland its first-ever Oscar.
Set in 1960s Poland, "Ida" focuses on Anna (Agata Trzebuchowska), a young Catholic nun who discovers she's Jewish. Following the revelation, Anna travels to meet her only living relative, Wanda (Agata Kulesza), a wild, promiscuous aunt who joined the Communist Party after the war. There, Anna learns...
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