Poland/France/UK 2018. 88 minutes. In Polish with English subtitles. Directed by Pawel Pawlikowski. Starring Tomasz Kot and Joanna Kulig.
A dark Polish love story set in the 50s in a divided post-war Europe. The film is shot in moody black and white and follows the on/off affair between a singer and a musician. Cold War has a soundtrack that ranges from Polish folk songs to jazz in a Parisian bar, and includes breath-taking dance sequences. Director Pawlikowski won an Oscar with his previous film, Ida, shown by the film club in 2015.