After garnering worldwide critical acclaim and winning multiple awards, including Best Director at Cannes Film Festival , Best Director and Best Film at the European Film Awards, Cold War’s anticipated entry to Oscar Nominations 2019 has come true. Paweł Pawlikowski’s brilliant black and white Polish romantic film has received three Academy Award nominations for Best Director, Best Cinematography and Best Foreign Language Film.
Cinestaan Film Company, who are one of the Executive Producers of the film have brought this multi award winning title to India, with its first premiere at MAMI last year and subsequently has gone onto screen at 6 other Indian festivals. Cinestaan Film Company is in the process of negotiating deals that will lead to all of India being able to love this extraordinary film.
Chairman Cinestaan Film Company, Rohit Khattar said, "We are delighted for this beautiful film to have been recognised by the Academy with 3 Oscar nominations, which are truly deserving. Our fingers are crossed and we wish all success to Director Paweł Pawlikowski and the entire team of Cold War!"
Winning the Oscar isn’t something new to veteran director Pawlikowski. For his film Ida, he accepted the 2015 Oscar for Best Foreign-Language film, which had also been nominated for its cinematography.
Cold War is a love-story set in the background of the Cold War in the 1950s, mapping Poland, Berlin, Yugoslavia and Paris and tracing a pair of humans meant to be together but destined to be apart.